Vom Gehen Im Eis (Of Walking in Ice) - journal/book
9 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
Your film is like your children. You might want a child with certain qualities, but you are never going to get the exact specification right. The film has a privilege to live its own life and develop its own character. To suppress this is dangerous. It is an approach that works the other way too: sometimes the footage has amazing qualities that you did not expect.
Claimed to have walked by foot from Munich, Germany to Paris, France (a distance of about 500 miles) in 1974 to prevent the very sick film historian and good friend, Lotte Eisner
, from dying (as, applying his logic, she wouldn't dare to die until he visited her on her deathbed). Eisner, indeed, went on to live for 8 more years after Herzog's journey.
His films frequently feature characters or real people who attempt to change nature but are ultimately overwhelmed by it