|Synopsis: OUR PLANET contains PLANET EARTH (4 DVDs + 1 CD) and ANGRY PLANET (5 DVDs). |
OUR PLANET EARTH:
Witness the power of the savage forces that created our world. Voyage from the ocean's depths to the distant boundaries of the universe. This Emmy Award-winning series guides us to a better understanding of our plane's past, present and future with visually stunning location footage of natural wonders like undersea tornadoes and the acid rain clouds of Venus. Come along on a journey of breathtaking imagery and compelling ideas. Award-winning actor Richard Kiley hosts this 7-part journey to the center of geological truth—a must-see for Earthlings everywhere. In addition, this 5-disc collection includes"African Hellhole," an episode of TV's Angry Planet that spotlights the lava lake atop Congo's Mount Nyiragongo, plus an audio CD of the melodic sounds of Earth.
Whenever there's a crisis, modern adventurer George Kourounis gathers up his courage and his film crew for another encounter with nature at its harshest. From the Midwest's "Tornado Alley" to the "Boiling Lake of Dominica" to the treacherous waters of South America's"Fin del Mundo," Angry Planet presents a compelling—and edifying—record of one man's extremely dangerous obsession. Acclaimed for its camera work and its host's unflinching wonder in the face of our planer's most vicious tantrums, this 12-part series will have you on the edge of your seat. And you'll stand up to cheer when George and his bride exchange their wedding vows on the crater's edge of an exploding volcano in the South Pacific. Speak now or forever rest in peace!