|Award(s):||Nobel Prize in Literature (1976)|
|National Book Award (1965)|
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An invaluable set of career-length interviews with the German genius hailed by François Truffaut as “the most important film director alive” Most of what we’ve heard about Werner Herzog is untrue. The sheer number of false rumors and downright lies disseminated about the man and his films is truly astonishing. Yet Herzog’s body of work is one of the most important in postwar European cinema....
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Some parts I really enjoyed and found myself glued to the pages, whilst some of the letters Herzog writes become a bit tiresome and I felt myself switching off. Overall though I’m glad I read it, and I did like it as a whole.
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