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Actor + Director | 40 Great Collaborations In Movies
35. Klaus Kinski & Werner Herzog   View Complete List Back Page 35/40 Next

Werner Herzog
7
films
Klaus Kinski

Best Film
Aguirre, Wrath Of God. Kinski gives a towering performance as a leader of a band of conquistadors sent to find El Dorado. Kinski's intensity plus Herzog's vision equals unforgettable moviemaking.
Notable Pairings
Aguirre, Wrath Of God, Fitzcarraldo

What's The Secret Of Their Success?
The Herzog-Kinski partnership is built on extremes - extremes of obsession, extremes of physical endeavour, extremes of wildly shifting temperament. Herzog often cast Kinski as characters who are driven, passionate men dedicated to impossible dreams, and who often end up losing their mind. This sense of the insane was reflected in their volatile relationship - Kinski reputedly pulled a gun on Herzog while shooting Aguirre - that reached a pinnacle on Cobra Verde where Kinski walked out. The pair never worked together again.

Were They As Good With Anyone Else?
Nein. Although Herzog is still going�


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