Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog (born Werner Stipetić) is a German film director, screenwriter, actor, and opera director.

He is often associated with the German New Wave movement (also called New German Cinema), along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff, Wim Wenders and others. His films often feature heroes with impossible dreams, or people with unique talents in obscure fields.

Books in order of publication:

Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 11/23 to 12/14, 1974 – 1978

Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo – 2004

The Twilight World – 2022

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