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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