THE NEW WILD: LIFE IN THE ABANDONED LANDS

Documentaries Environment
Christopher Thomson
UK/Austria/Italy 2017, 68 min, English, German subtitles

Away from the pull of our economic centres, marginalised regions are witnessing a demographic and cultural collapse: trees are growing where once there were fields; wild animals roam free amongst the debris. In an abandoned valley, one village’s attempt to survive offers a series of reflections on our changing relationship with the natural world.