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My Best Fiend

Film

My Best Fiend

PG

25 May

Herzog directs and narrates this outrageous, scurrilous but highly personal tribute to the murderous instincts, and other excesses, that coloured his combative “friendship” & five-film collaboration with megalomaniac actor and co-conspirator Kinski.

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  • “Every grey hair on my head, I call Kinski” (Herzog). Herzog’s critical, self-serving but sometimes touching essay includes excerpts and notorious behind-the-scenes footage of incidents from such seminal works as Aguirre, Wrath of God, Woyzeck and Fitzcarraldo.