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When aspiring documentary film maker Errol Morris met German director Werner Herzog, the two became fast friends. Soon, however, Herzog challenged Morris to actually finish the documentary he was working on and promised to eat his own shoe if it ever got finished. The rest is cinematic history. Morris did go on to complete the film and establish a renowned career. Herzog, true to his word, ate his shoe. This film of this event, directed by Les Blank, is here for posterity’s viewing. This is an entertaining look at two of the world’s greatest film legends.

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe is an Documentary movie that was released in 1980 and has a run time of 20 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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1980 | 20 min | 7.2/10
Werner Herzog, Tom Luddy, Michael Goodwin, Alice Waters
Les Blank