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The Trials and Tribulations of Werner Herzog

A new online season, The Trials and Tribulations of Werner Herzog, is now available to stream on IFI@Home. A filmmaker with an immense body of work, this selection of ten films focuses on films made in the 1970s and 1980s. Through a close collaboration with actor Klaus Kinski, these earlier, experimental films make for an outstanding collection.

In recent years, Werner Herzog has become best known as a documentarian due to the success of work such as Grizzly Man (2005) and Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (2010). His distinctive voice and persona has led, somewhat bizarrely, to a firmly established place in pop culture, and unlikely appearances on The Simpsons and in the Star Wars universe. However, as a prolific filmmaker…

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  • Fata Morgana
  • Land of Silence and Darkness
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
  • Heart of Glass
  • Stroszek
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Woyzeck
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • Cobra Verde