Burden of Dreams

with authentic natives in it.
They are fading away very quickly.
And it's a-a catastrophe
and a tragedy that's going on.

And we are losing
riches and riches and riches...

and we lose, uh, cultures
and individualities...

and languages and mythologies,
and we'll be stark naked at the end.

We'll end up like all the cities
in the world now...

with, uh, skyscrapers and-
and a universal kind of culture
like-like the American culture.

I don't feel like
doing a documentary on- on the Campas...

and it, uh-it should not end up
as a ethnographic film.

I also stylize them,
and I have them in the film...

as they probably
are not precisely in their-

in their normal life.
They do things
that they normally would not do.

They act in that film...
and that interests me even more.
Yet they have an authenticity
of their culture...

and their behavior,
their movements...

their language in it that, uh...