Portrait Werner Herzog
|Portrait Werner Herzog|
Herzog with Lotte Eisner in Portrait Werner Herzog
|Directed by||Werner Herzog|
|Written by||Werner Herzog|
|Narrated by||Werner Herzog|
|Edited by||Maximiliane Mainka|
The film contains excerpts and commentary on several Herzog films, including Signs of Life, Heart of Glass, Fata Morgana, Aguirre, the Wrath of God, The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner, Fitzcarraldo, and the Les Blank documentary Burden of Dreams.
The film is notable for footage of a conversation between Herzog and Lotte Eisner, a film historian whom Herzog admired. In another section, he talks with mountaineer Reinhold Messner, in which they discuss a potential film project in the Himalayas to star Klaus Kinski.
- "Portrait Werner Herzog: The Director's Autobiographical Short Film from 1986". Open Culture. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
- Beier, Lars-Olav (February 11, 2010). "Walking Himself into Intoxication". Spiegel, Deutschland. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
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