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Les Blank মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্র, 1982

Zac Weber's rating of the film Burden of Dreams

Its parallels to the actual film are striking. The documentary seems to punctuate the sense that the entire project was a monumental waste of time and energy. Herzog devastates the jungles the natives call home, and exploits their labor for his self-centered fantasy that's more memorable for Kinski's performance than any grand scene in the Amazon.