Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders' documentary THE SALT OF THE EARTH profiles Sebastiao Salgado, the acclaimed photographer who spent his career chronicling the blue-collar, working-class citizens of the world. The filmmakers capture the artist's crucial relationship with his wife, and puts the man's life work in context.
"[E]ach of Salgados subjects is a unique and distinctive being. Their individuality resonates..." -- Grade: B - 03/26/2015 A.V. Club
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n invigorating and interesting observation of the man, his work and the entire medium of photography." - 03/27/2015 RogerEbert.com
"This moving, Oscar-nominated documentary is an odyssey of a tragic observer." - 04/02/2015 Chicago Sun-Times
"Salgado possesses the eye of an artist but the soul of the economist he trained to be: A critique of late capitalism runs through even his most romantic, lyrical work." - 04/02/2015 Washington Post