Beautifully filmed by New Zealand nature photographer Richard Sidey over the past decade throughout the Earth’s polar regions, Speechless – The Polar Realm is a non-verbal visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.
In search of an individual viewing experience aided by the absence of spoken narrative, Speechless – The Polar Realm guides this cinematic voyage through both powerful imagery of the natural world and a poignant, original score from composer and sound artist, Miriama Young, performed by Mirabai Peart and Ryan Francesconi.
Listen and buy the soundtrack online – A purchase includes a donation to the Climate Council.
“Powerful visuals and a compelling score. Truly does leave us Speechless.” – Paul Nicklen | National Geographic
“A true inspiration to love and respect Earth’s last great wilderness.” – Robert Swan | 2041
“A transcendent cinematic experience.” – Dominic Corry | New Zealand Herald
“Pretty damn amazing” – New Zealand Listener
“A beautiful nature film that is, and literally will leave you, speechless.” – Anna Tokareva | Concrete Playground
more reviews: richardsidey.com/speechless-reviews/
Best New Zealand Cinematography at Documentary Edge Festival 2015
Original Music & Heartbeat recording by Miriama Young
All material © 2015 Richard Sidey. All Rights Reserved | #ThePolarRealm
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