Visualisation in black-and-white of the cultural significance of the last remaining sections of primeval forest in Northern Europe, where myths, the hunt and encounters still haunt the trees, and modern-day highways cut through the woods.
In five short chapters - Army of Ghosts, Sacred Tree, King of the Forest, Enchantment, Lost - the cultural significance of one of the last remaining sections of primeval forests in Northern Europe is investigated. Black-and-white images, relevant quotations and historical photographs visualise the myths, fauna and manifestations of this Hercynia Silva, as Julius Caesar labelled the impenetrable primeval forest - from the winding paths from ancient times to the higways of today.


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Title: 5 Walks. Hercynia Silva
Year: 2008
Duration : 16 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2008

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