The Salt of the Earth (film)

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The Salt of the Earth
Film poster
Directed by Wim Wenders
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Produced by Wim Wenders
Lélia Wanick Salgado
David Rosier
Julia de Abreu
Fakhrya Fakhry
Andrea Gambetta
Christine Ponelle
Written by Wim Wenders
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
David Rosier
Music by Laurent Petitgand
Cinematography Hugo Barbier
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Edited by Maxine Goedicke
Rob Myers
Decia Films
Distributed by Le Pacte
Release date(s)
  • 20 May 2014 (2014-05-20) (Cannes)
  • 15 October 2014 (2014-10-15) (France)
Running time 100 minutes
Country France
Language French

The Salt of the Earth is a 2014 French-Brazilian documentary film directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado.[1] It was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival[2] where it won the Special Prize.[3]

The film portrays the works of the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado.


  1. ^ "Wim Wenders Sets Sail for Cannes, But Where Is 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'?". IndieWire. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Un Certain Regard 2014 Awards". Festival de Cannes 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 

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