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Portrait Werner Herzog (1986)

Werner Herzog: Filmemacher (original title)
A self portrait documentary by Werner Herzog.

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Werner Herzog

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Werner Herzog
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Cast

Credited cast:
Werner Herzog ... Himself
Reinhold Messner Reinhold Messner ... Himself
Lotte Eisner Lotte Eisner ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Hittscher Paul Hittscher ... Himself (archive footage)
Mick Jagger ... (archive footage)
Klaus Kinski ... Himself (archive footage)
Thomas Mauch ... Himself (archive footage)
Beat Presser Beat Presser ... Himself (archive footage)
Jason Robards ... (archive footage)
Walter Saxer ... Himself (archive footage)
Franz Josef Strauß Franz Josef Strauß ... Himself - Oktoberfest
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A self portrait documentary by Werner Herzog. Written by Dracenstein

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West Germany

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German | English

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1986 (West Germany) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Good Self Look
27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Portrait Werner Herzog (1986)

*** (out of 4)

Werner Herzog documentary about himself. Herzog narrates the film where he talks about his early childhood, his love of walking and his love of making movies. We get to see clips from various films including Signs of Life, Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo among others. The most interesting thing in the film is hearing Herzog talking about his love of walking and how one time he walked from Munich to Paris. He also claims that most of his movie ideas come during these walks. There's really nothing too groundbreaking here and we don't really learn a whole lot but what's here is interesting if you're a fan of the director.


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