Werner Herzog is a Bavarian film-maker. He has a distinct style of observation. Both in his documentary and feature films. He creates raw impressions of the people he meets through the lens.

The first film I saw by Herzog was Encounters at the End of the World. I had never seen a film like it, and continued to follow him, and look at his previous work.

He introduced me to Les Blank, another of my favourite directors.

Some films I’ve seen by Werner Herzog

  • The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)

  • My Best Fiend (1999)

  • Encounters at the End of the World

  • The White Diamond (2004)

  • Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

  • Into the Abyss (2011)

  • Grizzly Man (2005)

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

  • Happy People – A Year in the Taiga (2010)

  • Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016)

  • Into the Inferno (2016)

  • Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

  • Fireball – Visitors from Darker Worlds

  • Bad Lieutenant – Port of Call New Orleans (2009)

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

  • Fitzcarraldo (1982)

  • Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

  • The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)

  • Incident at Loch Ness (2004) this was only co-written and starred Herzog and Jeff Goldblum among others.

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