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My Best Fiend

Herzog, Werner
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour fit of rage, Kinski completely destroyed the bathroom. From this chaos, a violent, love-hate, profoundly creative partnership was born. In 1972, Herzog cast Kinski in Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972). Four more films would follow. In this personal documentary, Herzog traces the often violent ups and downs of their relationship, revisiting the various locations of their films and talking to the people they worked with.

My Best Fiend.

Shout Factory, 1999.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2021.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Benino Moreno Placido, Claudia Cardinale, Eva Mattes, Justo González, Klaus Kinski, Mick Jagger, Paul Hittscher, Thomas Mauch, Tom Luddy, Werner Herzog

Originally produced by Shout Factory in 1999.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English, German, Spanish

Herzog, Werner, film director.; Moreno Placido, Benino, actor.; Cardinale, Claudia, actor.; Mattes, Eva, actor.; González, Justo, actor.; Kinski, Klaus, actor.; Jagger, Mick, actor.; Hittscher, Paul, actor.; Mauch, Thomas, actor.; Luddy, Tom, actor.; Herzog, Werner, actor.

Shout Factory (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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