“The Other Pompeii: Life & Death in Herculaneum” (2013) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2019.

Subject

The archaeology of Herculaneum, from legal records of remakarble social mobility to stunning mosaics of the local seafood to the experts who’ve spent the preceding decade studying that seafood as human excrement.

Commentary

For a serious documentary without any dramatizations at all, it brings the place alive remarkably well, slavery and all.

moving picture non-fiction