My Best Fiend

  • Dir: Werner Herzog

  • Germany/UK/USA, 1999, 95 minsmins, DCP

Whom Klaus Kinski describes as a “nasty, sadistic, treacherous, cowardly creep”, Herzog returns the favor with this captivating documentary, an account of their unending love-hate relationship and turbulent collaboration which produces five classics. Revisiting the original shooting locations in the Amazon jungle, Herzog recalls the ferocious Kinski temperament in attacking extras, and his threat to shoot the actor with eight bullets and use the ninth on himself. Yet, the raving madman is seen as a shy and gentle man by his co-star actresses. Strange as it seems, the butterfly on his finger clearly knows the softness of the genius mind.

21/1/2018 (SUN): Post-screening seminar with Long Tin and Li Cheuk-to


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