Grizley Man

The man
In this mesmerizing and captivating film, well renowned director Werner Herzog explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist man Timothy Treadwell. Treadwell lived with no weapons or any form of defense while in his stay with the bears for thirteen summers. Timothy filmed his adventures in the wild during his final five seasons collecting hundreds of hours of beautiful moments in the vast majestic wild of Alaska. In October 2003, parts of Treadwell’s ripped, torn, and mangled body were found alongside with those of his girlfriend at the time Amie Huguenard. They were discovered near their campsite in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Reserve. They had been mauled and devoured by a grizzly who in the film Timothy calls this bear suspected of killing him and his girlfriend the Grinch. The Grinch was tagged and had numbers tattooed under its lip (the Grinch was later shot by park officials. and their remains were found in this bear) During   Timothy's filming he wrestles with the questions of wild nature, but also the mystery of human nature as he documents. But was Timothy Treadwell the passionate gentle warrior and fearless environmentalist who devoted his life to living peacefully among these Alaskan grizzly bears in order to save them? Or was he a deluded human hater of society whose reckless actions resulted in his own death, as well as those of his girlfriend and one of the bears he loved and swore to protect? Did he originally go to Alaska to die? In all of his video monologues Treadwell shows a remarkable shallowness of observation, particularly in regard to matters of life and death. He is fascinated by and dwells on the potential for getting eaten by a bear. maybe in Treadwell's mind he wanted to go   to Alaska and stay there never to return, remain part of the Alaskan wild   and by having these thoughts may have given   him the comfort to recklessly approach these bears with such...