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Sixteen Classic Werner Herzog Films Will Be Streaming on Fandor

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 4, 2014 at 12:24PM

Herzog fans, rejoice. Fandor has attained exclusive streaming rights for no less than 16 (!) of the German auteur's films. "Aguirre the Wrath of God" has its bow on April 10, with one new title launching each week through July 2014.
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Werner Herzog's "Aguirre the Wrath of God"
Fandor Werner Herzog's "Aguirre the Wrath of God"

Herzog fans, rejoice. Fandor has attained exclusive streaming rights for no less than 16 (!) of the German auteur's films. "Aguirre the Wrath of God" has its bow on April 10, with one new title launching each week through July 2014.

Fandor's recent CEO and TOH! contributor Ted Hope helped to negotiate the deal for the site.

So, which Herzog films are part of this new collection? The titles span three decades, incorporating both narrative and documentary, and include all the director's work with his stormy muse Klaus Kinski (as well as the documentary on their insanely tempestuous relationship, "My Best Fiend").

Meanwhile, the 71-year-old Herzog is still as active and marvelously unpredictable as ever: He's finishing up filming in Morocco on Gertrude Bell/T.E. Lawrence biopic "Queen of the Desert," starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Pattinson, and has school shooting dark comedy "Vernon God Little" up next, with the unlikely names of Pamela Anderson, Mike Tyson and Russell Brand in the cast.

To be streaming on Fandor:

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Starring:  Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Del Negro, Peter Berling

Spanish conquistadores disappear into the jungle without a trace while searching for the legendary El Dorado.

 

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984)

Directed by Werner Herzog and Denis Reichle

A documentary film about child soldiers tragically caught up in the Miskito Indian resistance of Nicaragua.

 

Cobra Verde (1987)

Starring: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile, Peter Berling

Based on the best-selling novel "The Viceroy of Ouidah" by Bruce Chatwin, Cobra Verde tells the fascinating story of Francisco Manoel da Silva.

 

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)

Starring:  Helmut Döring, Gerd Gickel, Erna Gschwendtner

Werner Herzog’s bleak vision of rebellion and the resulting mayhem in an institution.

 

Fata Morgana (1970)

Fata Morgana (“Mirage”) is a science-fiction elegy of dead or demented colonialism in the Sahara.

 

Fitzcarraldo (1982)

Starring:  Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Peter Berling

An opera aficionado’s determination to build an opera house in Peru leads to an ambitious effort to pull a boat over a mountain.

 

The Enigma of Kasper Hauser (1974)

Starring:  Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

A mysterious foundling emerges from a dark cellar where he has spent his youth and, as if he had arrived from another planet, he has no concept of this world.  Based on a true story.

 

Heart of Glass (1976)

Starring:  Josef Bierbichler, Stefan Güttler, Clemens Scheitz, Volker Prechtel

A figure has apocalyptic visions and foresees destruction and collective madness.

 

Land of Silence and Darkness (1971)

Featuring:  Fini Straubinger

The heroine of this documentary is a blind and deaf woman whose job is to help others similarly afflicted.

 

Lessons of Darkness (1992)

An apocalyptic vision of the oil well fires in Kuwait after the Gulf War as a whole world burst into flames.

 

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

A documentary about the extraordinary capture and escape of the German/U.S. pilot Dieter Dengler in Laos.

 

My Best Fiend (1999)

A film about the love/hate relationship between Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski.

 

Nosferatu, the Vampyre (1978)

Starring:  Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani

An homage to F.W. Murnau’s silent classic, this richly-drawn version of the Dracula tale is one of Herzog's most beautiful and haunting films.

 

Stroszek (1976)

Starring:  Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Burkhard Driest, Prinz von Homburg

The story of a man for whom there is no place in society and his attempts to find freedom and fortune in America.

 

Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

Starring:  Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett, Norman Keye

In a desolate stretch of earth somewhere in the heart of Australia, a group of tribal Aborigines struggle to defend a sacred site against the bulldozers of a mining company.

 

Woyzeck (1979)

Starring:  Klaus Kinski, Eva Mattes

The powerful story of the poor soldier, Woyzeck, who is driven to madness and murder by the social conditions in which he lives.  Based on the stage play by Georg Büchner.

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