Werner Herzog

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Werner Herzog was born Werner Stipetic on September 5, 1942 in Munich. He is a German screenwriter, film director, actor and opera director.

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Introduction

Many of his films are in the English language. He directed five films starring German actor Klaus Kinski: Aguirre: The Wrath of God, Nosferatu, Woyzeck, Fitzcarraldo, and Cobra Verde. In 1999 he directed and narrated the documentary film My Best Fiend, a retrospective on his often-rocky relationship with Kinski. He is noted for his filmic interest in indigenous peoples and considered one of the best post-war directors. He is often associated with the German New Wave movement, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and features heroes with impossible dreams or people with unique talents in obscure fields.

Complete Works

Film

Director

Writer

  • 2004 - Incident at Loch Ness
  • 1980 - Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe

TV

Opera (director)

Actor Filmography

External links

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