'Grizzly Man,' Herzog's Human Nature Tale

Timothy Treadwell confronts several grizzly bears.

Timothy Treadwell, actor and advocate, got close to Alaska's grizzly bears, but it eventually cost Treadwell and his girlfriend their lives. Jewel Palovak hide caption

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German filmmaker Werner Herzog talks about Grizzly Man, a documentary about actor Timothy Treadwell, who spent 13 years with Alaska's grizzly bears. Treadwell and his girlfriend were killed and eaten in 2003. Herzog uses Treadwell's video to help tell a story of man and nature.



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