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Heart of Glass

Herz aus Glas

Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1976


In a period of transition from an ancient to a modern era, the prophet Hias, who sees future images of the forthcoming end of the world, foretells the people of a forest town in Bavaria of a fire in the glass blowing factory, source of prosperity for the whole town.

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Heart of Glass Directed by Werner Herzog

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam


The New York Film Festival


German Film Awards

1977 | Winner: Best Cinematography (Gold)

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