Synopsis

The Explorer by Titus Muntean, Xántus Gábor - CINEPUB

Director: Titus Muntean, Xántus Gábor
Year: 2013
Category: documentary
Duration: 70 minutes

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Synopsis

The documentary presents the life and research of Emil Racovita, one of the first Antarctic explorers, a pioneer of oceanology and the founder of a new science, the bio-speleology. He created in Cluj the world’s first Institute of Speology.

The film also focuses on the Belgica expedition (1897-1899), the first scientific expedition which wintered in Antarctica, having Roald Amundsen and Frederick Cook on board and Adrien de Gerlache as captain

Awards

  • Transilvania International Film Festival – Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2013