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Werner Herzog West Germany, 1968

Daniel S.'s rating of the film Signs of Life

First Werner Herzog movie. Astounding how obsessions of the German genius are already present here: a hero suffering from hallucinations and becoming mad (Aguirre, Woyzeck) , the theme of the circle, infinite and hallucinatory (The end of Aguirre and virtually every Herzog films), a repetitive musical score encouraging ecstasy among the chosen ones. An essential movie if you want to enter Werner's fantastic world.