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Burden of Dreams • 1h 35m

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  • Dreams and Burdens

    In this interview, recorded in Los Angeles in January 2005, Werner Herzog looks back at FITZCARRALDO through the filter of his own memory and Les Blank’s documentation of its production for BURDEN OF DREAMS.

  • Deleted Scenes

    Though the following scenes never made it into the final edit of BURDEN OF DREAMS, Les Blank allowed Herzog to use them in MY BEST FIEND (1999)––Herzog’s film about his unique relationship with the extraordinary actor Klaus Kinski. Selections have been extracted from MY BEST FIEND for presentatio...

  • Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe

    Directed by Les Blank • 1980 • United States

    As a result of a lost bet with his assistant, Errol Morris, director Werner Herzog must eat his own shoe.