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    DescriptionThis edition of Herzog on Herzog presents a completely new set of interviews in which Werner Herzog discusses his career from its very beginnings to his most recent productions. Herzog was once hailed by Francois Truffaut as the most important director alive. Famous for his frequent collaborations with mercurial actor Klaus Kinski - including the epics, Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo, and the terrifying Nosferatu - and more recently with documentaries such as Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Into the Abyss, Herzog has built a body of work that is one of the most vital in post-war German cinema.


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    Title
    Werner Herzog - A Guide for the Perplexed
    Subtitle
    Conversations with Paul Cronin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Cronin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 58 mm
    Weight: 960 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571259779
    ISBN 10: 0571259774
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: APFB
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    B&T General Subject: 221
    DC22: 791.430233092
    Abridged Dewey: 791
    BISAC V2.8: PER004030
    B&T Approval Code: C07561000
    BISAC V2.8: PER004010
    DC22: 791.43023309
    B&T Approval Code: C07300000
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/FILMAS
    Thema V1.0: ATFA, ATFB
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, portraits
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Film
    Publication date
    02 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Paul Cronin is a film-maker who has also edited Herzog on Herzog, as well as Alexander Mackendrick's On Film-making.
    Review quote
    Praise for "Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed" "[A] magnificent volume of interviews. . . This book presents an opportunity to enjoy extended musings from one of the most fascinating minds to which we are fortunate enough to have collective access. . . Reading [Herzog] expounding on his myriad interests and obsessions, in tones that are full and fluent without ever crossing into pretentiousness or obscurity, is a tonic for the brain." --Hannah McGill, "The Independent ""Extraordinary . . . the book is so full of marvelous passages that one could go on quoting forever . . . What is remarkable about "A Guide for the Perplexed" . . . is the access it provides to the furious inner excitement of one of the great artists . . . of our time." --Francine Prose, "Prospect"