Movies Directed by James Gray (in alphabetical order)

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

In 2009, I read David Grann's The Lost City of Z on a friend's recommendation. An account of early 20th century British explorer Percy Fawcett and his attempts to find proof of an advanced prehistoric civilization in the Amazon rainforest, it's a real page-turner. With its depictions of personal obsession and colonialist folly, the story seemed a perfect fit for Werner Herzog, who had already covered similar territory,… read more!