Vom Gehen Im Eis (Of Walking in Ice) - journal/book
9 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
8 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
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[on his big break as a filmmaker] I wrote a screenplay, "Signs of Life" [later to become his feature film debut Lebenszeichen
(1968)], and submitted it to a competition of all German-speaking screenwriters and filmmakers. There was a cash prize with it and I submitted it under a pen name because I was already known for three short films. ... I won this award, which really carried me for quite a ...
Herzog once promised to eat his shoe if a young American film student went out and actually made the film he was always only talking about. The young student was Errol Morris
, who met the challenge with his off-beat 1978 pet cemetery documentary Gates of Heaven
(1978) (and went on to make The Thin Blue Line
(1988) and Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
(1997)). Herzog makes good on his promise in ...
Driven protagonists who often seem to be on the brink of madness