Vom Gehen Im Eis (Of Walking in Ice) - journal/book
9 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
8 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
| Elizabeth Stipetic
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When I write, I sit in front of the computer and pound the keys. I start at the beginning and write fast, leaving out anything that isn't necessary, aiming at all times for the hard core of the narrative. I can't write without that urgency. Something is wrong if it takes more than five days to finish a screenplay. A story created this way will always be full of life.
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.
Driven protagonists who often seem to be on the brink of madness