- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
|Price:||$27.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details|
|You Save:||$11.96 (30%)|
Burden of Dreams is a documentary about the troubled production of Werner Herzog's film, "Fitzcarraldo."
Given that, it is fitting that Herzog himself should be documented, since his is as large a life as the lives he captures in his films.
Despite this bias in Herzog's direction he still emerged from FITZCARRALDO and BURDEN OF DREAMS with his reputation in tatters.
I found this to be fascinating, if you are a fan of Werner Herzog I think you would really enjoy this.Published 1 month ago by Mike Stevens
"Burden..." shows how Fitzcarraldo was made. It was a fascinating showing of the entire process. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ken
I highly recommend this film for any fan of the great German film director, Werner Herzog. It is a documentary about the artistic obsession of a film director making a movie about... Read morePublished 17 months ago by David G. Gaulden
I previously wrote a review. It was a gift to a friend who liked it very much.End of Story OK?Published on November 11, 2012 by RKL
I really enjoyed this. It's a fascinating meta look at film-making.
An obsessed, driven director (Werner Herzog) is trying to make an almost impossible film about an... Read more
Les Blank's 1982 documentary, Burden Of Dreams, is a film that, like Hearts Of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse, follows the near-obsessive drive of a great filmmaker to bring a... Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by Cosmoetica
The stubborness(understood as a synonym for rebellion for all that most people considered unlikely), constancy, obstinacy and the power of will are by themselves,intrinsic... Read morePublished on September 11, 2011 by Hiram Gomez Pardo
Documentarian Les Blank's wonderfully titled BURDEN OF DREAMS is a cool, somewhat detached portrait of Werner Herzog's work during the perversely difficult five-year production of... Read morePublished on July 26, 2011 by Robin Simmons
"Burden of Dreams" is an electrifying documentary about the making of Fitzcarraldo. Like the fictional character Fitzcarraldo who is driven to open an opera house in the Amazon... Read morePublished on July 31, 2010 by Amaranth