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Werner Herzog

The leading light of New German Cinema who has progressed to become something of an international treasure, Herzog is famed for making all types of films - in all sorts of strange places.

From documentaries in the Sahara to features in the Andes, Herzog’s cinema encompasses the breadth of landscape and the full scope of human ambition. His key works are all here and they represent cinema at its most fevered and fantastic.

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View Aguirre - Wrath of God
Aguirre - Wrath of God

Aguirre - Wrath of God 1972 PG

This early masterpiece from Werner Herzog stars Klaus Kinski as a power-crazed explorer in sixteenth-century South America who leads a band of conquistadors through the Amazon in search of El Dorado.

93 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Cobra Verde

Cobra Verde 1987 PG

Klaus Kinski and Werner Herzog’s final collaboration is a typically wild and adventurous story of a bandit who trains an army of female savages to overthrow a slave-trading tribal king.

100 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser 1974 PG

Werner Herzog’s poetic account of the historical character who captivated 19th-century Nuremberg after emerging from isolation after 16 years in a cellar.

100 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Fata Morgana

Fata Morgana 1971 PG

Herzog’s intense, dreamlike mediation on desert life as if seen by an alien.

80 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo 1981 PG

One of Werner Herzog's most acclaimed and audacious films, Fitzcarraldo tells the incredible story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an opera-loving fortune hunter who dreams of bringing opera to the heart of the Peruvian jungle.

158 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner 1975 U

Werner Herzog’s moving portrait of a record-breaking ski jumper.

45 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Land of Silence and Darkness

Land of Silence and Darkness 1971 U

Werner Herzog’s profound and deeply moving documentary about the experiences of a community of deaf-blind people.

Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Nosferatu the Vampyre
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Nosferatu the Vampyre 1979 15

English language version of Herzog’s stimulating take on the Dracula story starring Klaus Kinski, with echoes of Murnau’s 1922 Nosferatu.

107 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Stroszek

Stroszek 1977 15

Werner Herzog’s uniquely askew take on Americana follows the journey of Bruno S. as he leaves Berlin for the bleak trailer parks of Wisconsin.

115 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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Woyzeck

Woyzeck 1979 15

Werner Herzog’s adaptation of Georg Büchner’s play about a tormented soldier, filmed mere days after the completion of Nosferatu the Vampyre.

81 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

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