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Herzog and his heroes

Document author(s):
Ian Buruma
Document source:
New York Review of Books
Publication date:
2007 Jul 19
Document language:
English
Document type:
review
Number of pages:
3
Source pagination:
24-26
Document name subject:
Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Bruce Chatwin, and Richard Wagner
Document contains:
production co
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Film country(ies):
France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Peru, and United States
Film language(s):
Arabic, English, and German
Film production company:
Arte TV, British Broadcasting Corporation Films, Canal Plus, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, Discovery Docs, Filmverlag der Autoren, Ghana Film Industry Corporation, Media Ventures, Inc., Momentous Events, Première, Pro-ject Filmproduktion, Real Big Production, Referat für Filmgeschichte, Süddeutscher Rundfunk, Tayrona Entertainment Group, Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Wildlife Films Peru, ZDF Enterprises, and Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Adventure, Biographical, Biographical (Nonfiction), Documentary, Drama, Ethnographic, Feature, Historical, Nature, Science fiction, Sports, and War
Film subject(s):
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Peru -- Biography -- Drama
  • Africa, West -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Aguirre, Lope de, d.1561 -- Drama
  • Amazon River -- Discovery and exploration -- Drama
  • Bear attacks -- Alaska
  • Bear watching -- Alaska
  • Brazil -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Brazil -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Businessmen -- Peru -- Biography -- Drama
  • Chatwin, Bruce, 1940-1989. Viceroy of Ouidah -- Film and video adaptations
  • Composers -- Italy -- Biography
  • Compulsive behavior -- Drama
  • Conquerors -- Peru -- History -- 1560 -- Drama
  • Deafblind people
  • Deafblind women -- Biography
  • Dengler, Dieter -- Biography
  • El Dorado -- Drama
  • Europeans -- Peru -- Drama
  • Fire extinction -- Kuwait
  • Fitzgerald, Brian Sweeney -- Drama
  • Gesualdo, Carlo, principe di Venosa, ca. 1560-1613. Biography
  • Grizzly bear -- Alaska
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Indians of South America -- Peru -- Drama
  • Inspiration -- Drama
  • Iquitos (Peru) -- Drama
  • Murderers -- Italy -- Biography
  • Mutiny -- Peru -- History -- 1560 -- Drama
  • Oil wells -- Fires and fire prevention -- Kuwait
  • Opera -- Peru -- Iquitos -- Drama
  • Ouidah (Benin) -- History -- Drama
  • Outlaws -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Destruction and pillage -- Kuwait
  • Plantations -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Prisoners of war -- Laos -- Biography
  • Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography
  • Rubber industry and trade -- Peru -- Drama
  • Russia (Federation) -- Religious life and customs
  • Ski jumping
  • Slave traders -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Slavery -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Steiner, Walter
  • Straubinger, Fini
  • Superstition -- Russia (Federation)
  • Theaters -- Peru -- Iquitos -- Drama
  • Treadwell, Timothy, 1957-2003
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, Laotian
  • Wood-carvers -- Switzerland
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