The Cinema of Werner Herzog: Aesthetic Ecstasy and Truth (Directors' Cuts)

The Cinema of Werner Herzog: Aesthetic Ecstasy and Truth (Directors' Cuts)

Brad Prager


Werner Herzog is popular for pushing the limits of traditional cinema, particularly these among the fictitious and the genuine, the glorious and the genuine. The Cinema of Werner Herzog: Aesthetic Ecstasy and Truth is the 1st research in two decades committed fullyyt to an research of Herzog's paintings. It explores the director's carrying on with look for what he has defined as 'ecstatic truth,' drawing on over thirty-five movies, from the epics Aguirre: Wrath of God (1972) and Fitzcarraldo (1982) to cutting edge documentaries like Fata Morgana (1971), Lessons of Darkness (1992), and Grizzly Man (2005). unique awareness is paid to Herzog's signature type of cinematic composition, his "romantic" impacts, and his fascination with madmen, colonialism, and war.

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