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1,985 Ratings


Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1977
Comedy, Drama


Bruno Stroszek, a traveling storyteller who performs in Berlin courtyards, gets out of prison and runs away with his prostitute friend Eva to the United States, where anyone can get rich.

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Stroszek Directed by Werner Herzog

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival


German Film Critics Association Awards

1978 | Winner: Best Film

German Film Awards

1978 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)

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