Into the Inferno

Into the Inferno
  • 2016
  • UK, Germany, Canada
  • 1h 44min
  • Directed by: Werner Herzog
  • Cast: Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer
  • UK release: 28 October 2016

The great Herzog reunites with charismatic Cambridge volcanologist Oppenheimer to explore the world's volcanoes and the people who live in their shadow. Herzog's passion for volcanoes is infectious and while his deadpan, hugely entertaining voiceover has a streak of whimsy in it, the film is a mesmerising, humbling watch.

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Into the Inferno

24 Oct 20164 stars

Mesmerising documentary from the great Werner Herzog that takes a tour of the world's volcanoes

With his deadpan delivery and unmistakable accent, filmmaker Werner Herzog has an uncanny ability to imbue his documentary subjects with interest and existential intrigue. Whether turning his camera on mother nature (Grizzly Man), ancient cave drawings…

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