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Werner Herzog (born Werner Stipetić on September 5, 1942) is a German film director, screenwriter, actor, and opera director. He is often associated with the German New Wave movement, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Volker Schlöndorff and Wim Wenders. His films often feature heroes with impossible dreams or people with unique talents in obscure fields.


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Filmography

Fiction feature films

Fiction short films

Documentary feature films

Documentary short films

Screenwriter

Films written, not directed, by Herzog:

Herzog has written all his films, except these which he co-wrote:

  • Scream of Stone (1991)
  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
  • My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

Herzog has also co-written:

Actor

Stage works

Opera

Theatre

  • Floresta Amazonica (A Midsummer Night's Dream) (1992, Teatro Joao Caetano)
  • Varété (1993, Hebbel Theatre)
  • Specialitaeten (1993, Etablissement Ronacher)

See also

Bibliography

Books

Writer:

Co-writer:

Screenplays

Writer:

  • Cobra Verde (Jade-Flammarion 2001, ISBN 2-08-203009-1)
  • Wo Die Grünen Ameisen Träumen (Hanser 1984, ISBN 3-446-14106-5)
  • Nosferatu (Ulbulibri, 1984)
  • Fitzcarraldo, Nosferatu, Stroszek (Mazarine 1982)
  • Screenplays: Aguirre, The Wrath of God, Every Man For Himself and God Against All & Land of Silence and Darkness (translated by Alan Greenberg & Martje Herzog; Tanam, New York, ISBN 0-934378-03-7)
  • Drehbücher III: Stroszek, Nosferatu (Hanser 1979)
  • Drehbücher II: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes: Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle, Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit (Hanser 1977)
  • Drehbücher I: Lebenszeichen, Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen, Fata Morgana (Hanser 1977)

Co-writer:

  • Alan Greenberg & Herbert Achternbusch. Heart of Glass 1976




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