Galápagos. BBC. 2006.
I haven’t really watched a nature documentary since I was a teenager or something. I always feel that documentaries just waste my preciouses time. “Give me a ten sentence summary! I mean five! Stat!”
But this is rather brilliant. It’s all slo-mo/time lapse hi-def video (especially on Blu-Ray), with fake foley sounds, presumably fake “story lines” for the animals, and Tilda Swinton narrating. BBC knows what they’re doing. They’ve got this genre down pat.
This post is part of The Tilda Swinton Project.