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Werner Herzog is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Editor, Sound Recordist and Sound Recordist Allemand born on 5 september 1942 at Munich (German)

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog
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Birth name Werner Herzog Stipetić
Nationality German
Birth 5 september 1942 (78 years) at Munich (German)
Awards Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Werner Herzog Stipetić ([ˈvɛɐ̯nɐ ˈhɛɐ̯tsoːk ˈstɪpɛtɪt͡ʃ]; born 5 September 1942), known as Werner Herzog, is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director.

Herzog is considered one of the greatest figures of the New German Cinema, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff, Werner Schröter, and Wim Wenders. Herzog's films often feature heroes with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature. French filmmaker François Truffaut once called Herzog "the most important film director alive." American film critic Roger Ebert said that Herzog "has never created a single film that is compromised, shameful, made for pragmatic reasons or uninteresting. Even his failures are spectacular."
He was named one of the 100 most influential people on the planet by Time Magazine in 2009.

Biography

Herzog has been married three times and has three children, one from an outside relationship. In 1967, he married Martje Grohmann, with whom he had a son Rudolph Amos Achmed, born in 1973. In 1985, Herzog was divorced from Grohmann.

In 1980, Herzog had a daughter Hanna Mattes (now a photographer and an artist), born to his companion Eva Mattes.

In 1987 he married Christine Maria Ebenberger. Their son, Simon Herzog, was born in 1989. He attended Columbia University. Herzog and Ebenberger divorced in 1997.

In 1996, Herzog moved to the United States. In 1999 he married photographer Elena Pisetski, now Lena Herzog.

Best films

Jack Reacher (2012)
(Actor)
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
(Director)
The Act of Killing (2012)
(Executive Producer)
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
(Actor)

Usually with

Joe Bini
Joe Bini
(20 films)
Lucki Stipetić
Lucki Stipetić
(18 films)
Thomas Mauch
Thomas Mauch
(14 films)
Popol Vuh
Popol Vuh
(8 films)
Klaus Kinski
Klaus Kinski
(9 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Werner Herzog (88 films)

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Actor

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about computing
Actors Werner Herzog
Roles Himself
Rating69% 3.496373.496373.496373.496373.49637
Le sujet du film est l'exploration par Werner Herzog de l'Internet et du monde connecté.
Salt and Fire, 1h33
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Michael Shannon, Gael García Bernal, Veronica Ferres, Werner Herzog, Anita Briem
Roles Man with One Story (uncredited)
Rating41% 2.065392.065392.065392.065392.06539
Trois écologistes (joués par Veronica Ferres, Volker Michalowski et Gael Garcia Bernal) sont envoyés en Amérique du Sud dans le cadre d'une enquête menée par l'ONU sur une catastrophe écologique ayant entraîné la formation d'un désert de sel. Ils sont kidnappés par le PDG (joué par Michael Shannon) d'une grande entreprise tenue responsable de cette catastrophe écologique. Un supervolcan à proximité commence à montrer des signes d'éruption.
Freaks of Nature, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Comedy science fiction films, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Comedy horror films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ed Westwick, Vanessa Hudgens, Bob Odenkirk, Joan Cusack, Denis Leary, Patton Oswalt
Roles Perfect Being (voice)
Rating59% 2.9517052.9517052.9517052.9517052.951705
In the town of Dillford, Vampires, Humans and Zombies used to get along, but with the arrival of extraterrestrial beings, it's humans vs. vampires vs. zombies in all-out mortal combat. Now three teenagers must try to get things back to "normal."
Penguins of Madagascar, 1h33
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Spy films, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about penguins, Children's films
Actors Tom McGrath, Ben Stiller, Peter Stormare, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Jada Pinkett Smith
Roles Documentary Filmmaker (voice)
Rating66% 3.3463153.3463153.3463153.3463153.346315
In Antarctica, three young penguins – Skipper, Kowalski, and Rico – defy the laws of nature to save an egg the other penguins believe to be doomed. After saving it from a pack of leopard seals and accidentally setting themselves adrift on an iceberg, the egg hatches into Private.
Life Itself, 2h1
Origin USA
Genres Biography, Documentary
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about cities
Actors Roger Ebert, Werner Herzog, Martin Scorsese, Errol Morris, Ramin Bahrani, A. O. Scott
Rating77% 3.8973353.8973353.8973353.8973353.897335
Un documentaire inspiré des mémoires éponymes du critique de cinéma américain et chroniqueur social mondialement connu : Roger Ebert. Lauréat du Prix Pulitzer pour ses critiques publiées dans le Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert est devenu l’une des personnalités les plus influentes du monde de la culture aux États-Unis.
Home from Home, 3h45
Directed by Edgar Reitz
Origin German
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes La précarité, L'émigration
Actors Werner Herzog, Jeroen Perceval
Roles Alexander von Humboldt
Rating78% 3.943583.943583.943583.943583.94358
L'histoire est centrée autour de Jacob, jeune homme et fils de forgeron qui, cherchant à fuir la misère provoquée par les mauvaises récoltes successives, s'évade en lisant des ouvrages sur les Indiens du Brésil et cherche à y immigrer comme nombre de ses concitoyens, prussiens ou non, d’une Allemagne pas encore unifiée.
The Wind Rises, 2h6
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Adventure, Historical, Animation, Romance
Themes Feminist films, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Peinture, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Children's films, Disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Hideaki Anno, Jun Kunimura, Mirai Shida, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Morio Kazama
Roles Castrop (English Disney Version)
Rating77% 3.8998153.8998153.8998153.8998153.899815
In 1918, the young Jiro Horikoshi longs to become a pilot, but his nearsightedness prevents it. He reads about the famous Italian aircraft designer Giovanni Battista Caproni, and dreams about him that night. In the dream, Caproni tells him that building planes is better than flying them.
Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision
Directed by Edgar Reitz
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Werner Herzog, Jeroen Perceval
Roles Alexander von Humboldt
Rating78% 3.943583.943583.943583.943583.94358
1842-1844, l’histoire de la famille Simon. Johann le père forgeron, Margret la mère, Lena la fille ainée, Gustav et Jakob les fils, Jettchen et Florinchen leurs futures épouses. Les coups du destin risquent de détruire cette famille mais c’est une histoire de courage et de foi en l’avenir. Des dizaines de milliers d’Allemands, accablés par les famines, la pauvreté et l’arbitraire des gouvernants, émigrent en Amérique du Sud. "Un sort meilleur que la mort, ça peut se trouver partout". Jakob Simon le cadet, lit tous les livres qu’il peut se procurer, il étudie les langues des Indiens d’Amazonie. Il rêve d’un monde meilleur, d’aventure, de dépaysement et de liberté. Il décide d’émigrer. Le retour de son frère Gustav du service militaire dans l’armée prussienne déclenche une série d’évènements qui met à rude épreuve l’amour de Jakob et bouleverse son existence.
Jack Reacher, 2h10
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Robert Duvall
Roles Zec Chelovek
Rating69% 3.496013.496013.496013.496013.49601
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a man drives a van into a parking garage across the Allegheny River from PNC Park and, after dropping a quarter into the meter, readies a sniper rifle. He takes aim and kills five people on the river’s North Shore Trail from long range before fleeing in the van.
Into the Abyss, 1h46
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin German
Genres Documentary, Crime
Themes Prison films, Documentary films about law, Films about capital punishment, Documentary films about law enforcement
Actors Werner Herzog
Roles Himself
Rating72% 3.648353.648353.648353.648353.64835
The film profiles Michael Perry, a man on death row convicted of murdering Sandra Stotler, a fifty-year-old nurse of German descent. He was suspected, but never charged, in two other murders which occurred in Conroe, Texas. Perry was convicted eight years earlier of the October 2001 murder, apparently committed in order to steal a car for a joyride. Perry denies that he was responsible for the killings.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, 1h30
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin German
Genres Documentary
Actors Werner Herzog
Roles Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rating76% 3.847263.847263.847263.847263.84726
Ce documentaire suit pendant une année des trappeurs au cœur de la Sibérie. Au fil des saisons ils se préparent à affronter l'hiver glacial et la saison de la chasse.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams, 1h29
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin Canada
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about the visual arts, Documentary films about nature
Actors Werner Herzog
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.6986353.6986353.6986353.6986353.698635
C'est une grotte immense, protégée du monde depuis 20 000 ans parce que le plafond de son entrée s'est effondré. C'est un sanctuaire incrusté de cristaux et rempli de restes pétrifiés de mammifères géants de la période glaciaire. Pourtant, ce n'est pas le seul trésor que ce lieu unique au monde avait à nous offrir… En 1994, au sud de la France, les scientifiques qui ont découvert la grotte sont tombés, ébahis, face à des centaines de peintures rupestres, des oeuvres d'art spectaculaires réalisées il y a plus de 30 000 ans - presque deux fois plus vieilles que les peintures rupestres les plus anciennes découvertes jusqu'alors. Ces dessins, ces oeuvres, ces témoignages exceptionnels ont été créés à l'époque où les hommes de Neandertal parcouraient encore la terre, en un temps où les ours des cavernes, les mammouths et les lions étaient les espèces dominantes sur notre continent.
Plastic Bag, 18minutes
Directed by Ramin Bahrani
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Environmental films
Actors Werner Herzog
Rating76% 3.836913.836913.836913.836913.83691
In a not too distant future, a Plastic Bag (voice of Werner Herzog) goes on an epic journey in search of its lost Maker, wondering if there is any point to life without her. The Bag encounters strange creatures, brief love in the sky, a colony of prophetic torn bags on a fence and the unknown. To be with its own kind, the Bag goes deep under the oceans into 500 nautical miles (930 km) of spinning garbage known as the North Pacific Trash Vortex.
BLAST!
BLAST! (2008)
, 1h14
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Werner Herzog
Roles Himself
Rating70% 3.5068253.5068253.5068253.5068253.506825