Herzog on Herzog

Herzog on Herzog

Paul Cronin, Werner Herzog


An beneficial set of career-length interviews with the German genius hailed via François Truffaut as "the most vital movie director alive"

Most of what we have heard approximately Werner Herzog is unfaithful. The sheer variety of fake rumors and downright lies disseminated in regards to the guy and his movies is actually miraculous. but Herzog's physique of labor is without doubt one of the most vital in postwar ecu cinema.
His foreign step forward got here in 1973 with Aguirre, The Wrath of God, within which Klaus Kinski performed a crazed Conquistador. For The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, Herzog solid within the lead a guy who had spent such a lot of his existence institutionalized, and years later he hypnotized his whole forged to make Heart of Glass. He rushed to an explosive volcanic Caribbean island to movie La Soufrière, paid homage to F. W. Murnau in a terrifying remake of Nosferatu, and in 1982 dragged a ship over a mountain within the Amazon jungle for Fitzcarraldo. extra lately, Herzog has made striking "documentary" motion pictures akin to Little Dieter must Fly. His position in cinema heritage is guaranteed, and Paul Cronin's quantity of dialogues offers a discussion board for Herzog's attention-grabbing perspectives at the issues, principles, and other people that experience preoccupied him for thus many years.

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