One of Herzog's most striking films, and arguably one of his very best, Stroszek is deceptively simple in its narrative. It is through the awkwardness of its mise-en-scène that it comes to life: imbued with existential anguish and maddening force, this is one of the very few films that do justice to their Nietzschean roots.
Bruno Schleinstein, à lui seul, vaut largement la vision de ce film magnifique dont il est le principal inspirateur. Herzog nous raconte Bruno, le bouleversant Bruno. C'est aussi le plus beau film sur les États-Unis même si triste et désenchanté mais vrai, très humain et profondément touchant.
Maybe I would have chosen another Herzog film as his "best", but this is probably my real favourite (also a hipster favourite judging by the audience in the cinema). Herzog wrote the script in four days while 300 script consultants normally look at scripts today. In another directors' hands it would just have seemed quirky and nothing else (Wes Anderson!), but Herzog has a darker message about humanity.