Where the Green Ants Dream (Wo die Grünen Ameisen Träumen)
Where the Green Ants Dream (Wo die Grünen Ameisen Träumen) (1985)

In a slightly padded but well-acted and relevant drama, an Australian mining company and a group of aboriginals go to court to settle a dispute over sacred land that the company wants to mine. When the Ayers Mining Company sets out to begin… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 8, 1985
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times

As a conventional narrative, it's extremely simple and fairly slapdash, but it's never simple-minded, being too full of moments of inspired craziness and wisdom.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Made in Australia, this effort is a slight, by-the-numbers rehash of Herzog's increasingly offensive noble savage theme.

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Fernando F. Croce

The director's eye shifts from the indigenous totem poles being celebrated to the less waxen eccentrics swarming in the sidelines

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