Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog (Germany)

Werner Herzog was born in Munich on September 5, 1942. He grew up in a remote mountain village in Bavaria and studied History and German Literature in Munich and Pittsburgh.

He made his first film in 1961 at the age of 19. Since then he has produced, written, and directed more than sixty feature- and documentary films, such as AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD (1972), NOSFERATU (1978), FITZCARRALDO (1982), LESSONS OF DARKNESS (1992), LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY (1997), MY BEST FIEND (1999), INVINCIBLE (2000), GRIZZLY MAN (2005), ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2007), CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (2011).

Werner Herzog has published more than a dozen books of prose, and directed as many operas.

Werner Herzog lives in Munich and Los Angeles.


Filmography:
Lebenszeichen (91´, BRD, 1968)
I trpaslíci začínali jako malí/ Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (96´, BRD, 1970)
Krajina ticha a temnoty/ Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit (85´, BRD, 1971)
Aguirre, hněv Boží/ Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (93´, NSR/Peru, 1972)
Každý pro sebe a bůh proti všem/ Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (110´, BRD, 1974)
Stroszek (115´, BRD, 1977)
Woyzeck (81´, BRD, 1979)
Nosferatu - Fantom noci/ Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (107´, BRD/France, 1979)
Fitzcarraldo (158´, BRD/Peru, 1982)
Kde sní zelení mravenci/ Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (100´, BRD/Australia, 1984)
Werner Herzog – režisér/ Portrait Werner Herzog (28´, BRD, 1986)
Zelená kobra/ Cobra Verde (111´, BRD/Ghana, 1987)
Lekce temnoty/ Lektionen in Finsternis (50´, France/BRD/UK, 1992)
Malý Dieter chce létat/ Little Dieter Needs to Fly (80´, France/BRD/UK, 1997)
Můj milovaný nepřítel/ Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (95´, USA, 1999)
Invincible (128´, BRD/Ireland/UK/USA, 2001)
Grizzly Man (103´, USA, 2005)
Temný úsvit/ Rescue Dawn (126´, USA, 2006)
Špatnej polda/ The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (122´, USA, 2009)
Jeskyně zapomenutých snů/ Cave of Forgotten Dreams (90´, Canada/USA/BRD/France, 2010)
Into the Abyss (107´, Canada/BRD, 2011)
Ode to the Dawn of Man (2011)
The Killers: Unstaged (2012)
From One Second to the Next (2013)

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