Strangers on the Earth

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  96 min.
Release Date: April 22, 2017 - Toronto

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This documentary follows the mission of American cellist Dane Johansen to walk a 600-mile, month-long journey along the Camino de Santiago while carrying his cello on his back. His purpose was to perform and record Bach’s Cello Suites in the 36 ancient churches on the route.

Johansen, who planned the walk mainly as a recording project, finds himself surprised by the rigorous demands of his journey on foot, as well as his duties as a performer. As he arrives at each church, exhausted by the physical rigors of his hike, he finds expectant audiences. His recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites provides the film’s haunting soundtrack.

Director: Tristan Cook
Studio: Blue Ice Docs
Producer(s): Dane Johansen
Screenplay: Tristan Cook
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  • 5 stars "Saw this great film at the Cleveland Art Museum in June - it was marvelous! Can't wait till it comes out in DVD."
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