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Great stories from Herzog's film past (every film through 2001 or so) and his approach to filmmaking.
Anyway, if you're thinking about buying this book you will not be sorry of you do, because if you don't read this as soon as possible you are going to be really sorry.
This is now the fifth "Directors on Themselves" book I've read, and I'm so grateful for having stumbled across this series one fine day on a walkabout in a bookshop.
For those who have seen and appreciated Werner Herzog's films, this book is a must read.Published 2 months ago by B. Ying
Who doesn't love Herzog? This is from his early years but still a good gift for my film teacher hubby.Published 8 months ago by Deva Ludwig
Really important filmmaker. His life-story is really unique and through the book you can see how his films developed, what inspired him, what triggered him and how he looked at... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Thomas
Cronin's work on the filmmaker is still the best resource available on the mind of Herzog. Nice read, consider it!Published 23 months ago by imagemakker
Werner resisted this book for a long time. The images in his films should do the talking, he says. I agree, but hoo boy is it great to have some of Werner on the printed page, if... Read morePublished on October 13, 2012 by A fellow with a keyboard
Most average people couldn't or wouldn't read this book but he is not only a genius in film but in the written word. The person I would most like to meet in this world!Published on August 7, 2012 by kent strock
Whether you like the director or not, this book is an excellent read. Full of bizarre anecdotes as well as thought provoking statements about topics from film-making to walking,... Read morePublished on May 20, 2010 by neko.no.te
Awesome book. Very insightful, with regard to both filmmaking and life, and Herzog is simply hilarious. I don't often reread books, but this one is staying on my shelf. Read morePublished on May 9, 2010 by Brian A. Jewell
I actually counted the 320 books of my collection, including some other books by Faber&Faber, to say this: Although the text is actually rich and enlightens the otherwise dark... Read morePublished on November 4, 2009 by Cesar Diaz