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My Best Fiend
My Best Fiend
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MY BEST FIEND

Mein liebster Feind

Directed by Werner Herzog
Germany, United Kingdom, 1999
Documentary

Synopsis

In this personal documentary, the director recalls the highs, the lows and the heated quarrels that marked his relationship with Kinski, returning to the very apartment in Munich where they first met and revisiting all the places where they made their films.

Synopsis

In this personal documentary, the director recalls the highs, the lows and the heated quarrels that marked his relationship with Kinski, returning to the very apartment in Munich where they first met and revisiting all the places where they made their films.

Our take

Werner Herzog perhaps has never made a more personal documentary than this bittersweet portrait of his notorious (and possibly mad?) leading man, Klaus Kinski, the star of his films Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo, and Cobra Verde.