Danube - Europe's Amazon Part 2 Forest, Flood, Frost| 52mins
Director: Michael Schlamberger | Producer: Rita Schlamberger
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: Austria
From its romantic shores, its wild nature to its baroque art, the fascination of the Danube is inescapable. As the Danube flows through its various landscapes, it transforms. Influenced by weather and climatic extremes, it is in constant motion. Floods and drought determine life on the great river just as much as the seasons. They influence migration, mating and breeding, as well as hunting and hibernation. Wherever the Danube flows, it impacts nature and people's lives. An epic journey of discovery into the continentâ€™s unknown wild lands, â€œDanube â€“ Europeâ€™s Amazonâ€ shows how the riverâ€™s famous currents helped sculpt the incredible landscapes, and it links them together. â€œDanube â€“ Europe's Amazonâ€ reveals the unknown side of a world-famous river that has shaped a whole continent.