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The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz (1967)
"Die beispiellose Verteidigung der Festung Deutschkreuz" (original title)

 -  Short  -  1967 (West Germany)
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Peter Brumm
Georg Eska
Karl-Heinz Steffel
Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg
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A flute plays, while a voice intones a brief history of the outpost where there was once a WWII battle between the Germans and Russians... See full synopsis »

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A Defesa Sem Precedentes do Forte Deutschkreuz  »

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4 shorts by Herzog
29 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreutz, The (1966)

** (out of 4)

Herzog spoof of war and soldiers and the thoughts that creep into ones mind. There are a few funny jokes but again, nothing too interesting.

Last Words (1967)

** (out of 4)

Another Werner Herzog short, this one I'm guessing was meant to be some sort of spoof about people and their last words but none of it is all that funny.

Herakles (1960)

** (out of 4)

Werner Herzog's first film is about a young man who works out hoping to become very muscular one day. Nothing too interesting here.

Precautions About Fanatics (1969)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Herzog short is just one running gag about a fanatic at a race horse. A few laughs.


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