Tag: Werner Herzog

Family Romance, LLC (2019) 6.8

Family Romance, LLC (2019)

Storyline:Love is a business at Family Romance: a company that offers the substitute rental service. Founder Yuichi Ishii helps fulfill the dreams of his clients. Mahiro's mother will hire Ishii to impersonate her mis...

Capturing Reality (2008) 6.0

Capturing Reality (2008)

Storyline:From cinema-verite; pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick movie makers like Errol Morris, Werner Herzog and Nick Broomfield, the world's best documentarians reflect upon the unique power of ...

Burden of Dreams (1982) 7.9

Burden of Dreams (1982)

Storyline:German director Werner Herzog begins work on his 1982 epic User Reviews:

Heart of Glass (1976) 6.7

Heart of Glass (1976)

Storyline:A small Bavarian village is renowned for its User Reviews:

Cobra Verde (1987) 7.0

Cobra Verde (1987)

Storyline:A fearsome 19th century bandit, Cobra Verde cuts a swath through Brazil until he arrives at the sugar plantation of Don Octávio Countinho. Not knowing that his new guest is the notorious bandit and impressed...

Huie’s Sermon (1983) 6.0

Huie’s Sermon (1983)

Storyline:Reverend Huie Rogers is a preacher at the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in Brooklyn. He is the topic of this short film, during which launches into an epic call-and-response denunciation of human...

Handicapped Future (1971) 7.3

Handicapped Future (1971)

Storyline:A documentary by Werner Herzog exploring the different treatment accorded to the disabled in Germany and the USA.User Reviews:

Woyzeck (1979) 6.7

Woyzeck (1979)

Storyline:Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for experime...

Land of Silence and Darkness (1971) 7.5

Land of Silence and Darkness (1971)

Storyline:Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since her teens, and her work on behalf of other deaf-blind people, this film shows how the deaf-blind struggle to understand and ...

The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974) 7.4

The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)

Storyline:A study of the psychology of a champion ski-jumper, whose full-time occupation is carpentry.User Reviews:

Meeting Gorbachev (2019) 8.4

Meeting Gorbachev (2019)

Storyline:Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germ...

Salt and Fire (2016) 4.6

Salt and Fire (2016)

Storyline:A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.User Reviews:

Into the Inferno (2016) 6.9

Into the Inferno (2016)

Storyline:Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer embark upon a global journey exploring some of the world's most mythical volcanoes in Indonesia, Ethiopia, Iceland and North Korea. Speaking with scientists ...

Incident at Loch Ness (2004) 5.5

Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

Storyline:The German film director Werner Herzog sets out to the Scottish Highlands to make a documentary, User Reviews:

Stroszek (1977) 7.3

Stroszek (1977)

Storyline:Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva...

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) 7.8

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Storyline:Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note; he later explained...

Fitzcarraldo (1982) 8.1

Fitzcarraldo (1982)

Storyline:Fitzcarraldo is an obsessed opera lover who wants to build an opera in the jungle. To accomplish this he first has to make a fortune in the rubber business, and his cunning plan involves hauling an enormous ...

Fata Morgana (1971) 6.9

Fata Morgana (1971)

Storyline:Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.User Reviews: World-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog has always been an interesting fig...

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) 8

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Storyline:A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficultie...

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980) 7.3

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)

Storyline:A passionate cook, acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog stuffs some culinary aromatics into his shoe and uses the laces to truss it like a chicken, before he sticks it into a pot with water and duck fat to stew...

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) 7.4

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

Storyline:In 1994, a group of scientists discovered a cave in Southern France perfectly preserved for over 20,000 years and containing the earliest known human paintings. Knowing the cultural significance that the Cha...

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) 7.6

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Storyline:Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Wismar where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph ...

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (2016) 7.1

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (2016)

Storyline:Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.User Reviews: Though the movie definitely is interesting and the story makes sense, I just had to write a review to let people know that th...