Dicing with Death: Namibia: The Devil’s Cauldron

In this acclaimed series, we journey on some of the world’s most dangerous routes and explore the lengths people go to in order to change their destinies.

Double the size of France but with a population of less than three million people, Namibia is one of the least densely populated countries in the world. But water levels are critically low. To find water, women travel through the desert, filling their containers in the puddles formed by the all-too-rare rains. Others transport the precious liquid in outdated trucks, crossing the bush in order to deliver water to isolated villages. 

But in Namibia, breaking down on the roadside poses a real danger…

Full Series


  • Year: 2019
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Tony Comiti
  • Director: Nicolas Cotto, Julien Boluen
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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