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"Stroszek is an injured soldier sent to recuperate at a remote Greek island. There, he and his new Greek wife, Nora, serve as caretakers to an abandoned ammunition dump. The newlyweds adjust to their new life on this enchanted desert isle and attend to their simple duties, but soon, the heat, the exotic locale, and the suspicious, eccentric natives push Stroszek towards insanity. He finally snaps, tries to kill his wife, then plans to ignite the ammunition dump. Ultimately, soldiers swarm the area, trying to capture the psychotic Stroszek before he blows up the whole island.
Signs of Life is the debut feature from Werner Herzog (Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Fitzcarraldo; Nosferatu), the director that both Milos Forman and François Truffaut have called "the greatest filmmaker alive today."
TRyavna your review basicly complains about your hi-tech issue buy a vcr, ingalls writes on the twin towers falling down without a word about in her review which would be relevent... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rare Collecter
I'm a great admirer of Herzog, but even I admit that the quality of his films is uneven. The thing, though, is this: even flawed Herzog films lodge in the memory. Read morePublished on July 30, 2008 by Kerry Walters
Ultimately, I was deeply moved by this film, though I think this might be a director's movie, rather than something your average movie audience would enjoy. Read morePublished on August 12, 2007 by N. Jack