Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe

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  • 1980
  • 20 min
  • 7.2  (2,442)

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
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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 a 1980 documentary with a runtime of 20 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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  • Release Date
    1980
  • Runtime
    20 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (2,442)