Velvet Queen

Nominee
Golden Eye
Cannes Film Festival
Spellbinding. Elegant and unusual.

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The Velvet Queen

In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, multi-award-winning nature photographer Vincent Munier guides writer Sylvain Tesson on his quest to document the infamously elusive snow leopard. Munier introduces Tesson to the subtle art of waiting from a blind spot, tracking animals, and finding the patience to catch sight of the beasts. Through their journey in the Tibetan peaks, inhabited by invisible presences, the two men ponder humankind’s place amongst the magnificent creatures and glorious landscapes they encounter along the way.

Original Music by WARREN ELLIS featuring NICK CAVE.
Not Rated
Genre
Documentary, Nature, French Cinema
Runtime
92
Language
French
Director
Marie Amiguet
Vincent Munier
Writer(s)
Marie Amiguet, Vincent Munier, Sylvain Tesson
Awards:
Nominee, Golden Eye, Cannes Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Guy Lodge, Variety

A svelte, slinky figure in spotted silvery blond, the snow leopard is one of the great haughty glamazons of the animal kingdom — a status suitably acknowledged in the English-language title of “The Velvet Queen,” Marie Amiguet and Vincent Munier’s lovely, unexpected screen ode to the little-seen ...

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