Big Five South America- The Anaconda

The Green Anaconda – people-eating monster, mother of the rivers, ancient creature. Biologist Dr. Lutz Dirksen leads his expedition along wild rivers and through unexplored forest paradises in search of the giant snake.


Director: Marion Pöllmann

Marion Pöllmann was born on August 26th 1966. Since August 1994, she worked as a freelance journalist specialising in documentaries about animals, ecology and travel for private and public radio and TV stations. In 1995 Marion completed practical training at Bavarian Broadcasting BR and has since continuously worked as a freelancer for BR. Between 2001 and 2005 she produced more than eleven wildlife documentaries in South America and Eastern Europe.

44 Min.
Director: Marion Pöllmann
Script: Marion Pöllmann
Cinematography: Mike Allicock, Rainer Bergomaz, Yung Sandy
Editing: Rainer Bergomaz, Jana Spannfellner
Music: Sebastian Pobot
Narrator: Gert Heidenreich, Christian Schult
Editor: Bernd Strobel/BR, Christine Peters /Arte-BR
Nominations: sh:z Audience Award 2012