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3 things about Werner Herzog's FITZCARRALDO

Fitzcarraldo

1. Champagne for the horses.
2. He unties the captain. “Now we really need some Italian opera. Don’t you agree?”
3. The scenery, stowed in various boats and canoes, floats down the river.

Fitzcarraldo


Fitzcarraldo (1982)
★★★★ / ★★★★

A few great movies can be summed up in one word and it is not considered a hyperbole. With “Fitzcarraldo,” written and directed by Werner Herzog, the word is “fearless”—in ambition, scope, and execution. 551 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Film review: Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

Genre: Documentary

Director: Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is yet another triumph in the career of Werner Herzog… 615 more words

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Documentary Review - Werner Herzog On Death Row

Werner Herzog presents and directs the mini-series ‘On Death Row’. The documentary focuses on and those accused of murder for Americas most infamous crimes. Episode 2 of the second series revisits Darlie Routier 15 years after her conviction in 1996. 274 more words

Holiday Tasks

NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (1979)

Director of Photography: Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein

Director: Werner Herzog

Perfect Shots

Werner Herzog's Utopian Film Academy

Tell me about your ideal film school.

This is something we can talk about later when we discuss Film Lesson, the programmes I made for Austrian television, but let me say here that there are some very basic skills that any filmmaker must have.

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