About the film
Die Farben der Vögel
Release Date: June 16, 1989
|Production Companies||:||CINEDOC Filmproduktion|
|Producers||:||Herbert Brödl, Heinz Dieter Clausen|
|Writers||:||Herbert Brödl, Jobst Grapow|
The scientist Udo Gierer is on the trail of Theodor Koch-Grünberg, the famous Amazon researcher at the beginning of our century. While traveling on a river steamboat, he meets and becomes friends with 14 year old José Junior. He takes José with him on a flight over the rain forest and tells the boy about the importance of the Amazon as the lung of the world.