Burden of Dreams
Burden of Dreams ★★★½ 1982
The landmark documentary chroni-Knockacling the berserk circumstances behind tal the scenes of Werner Herzog's epic “Fitzcarraldo.” Stuck in the Peruvian jungles, the film crew was subjected to every disaster imaginable while executing Herzog's vision, including disease, horrendous accident, warring local tribes and the megalomaniacal director himself. Considered better than “Fitzcarraldo,” although both films discuss a man's obsession. 94m/C VHS, DVD . Klaus Kinski, Mick Jagger, Jason Robards Jr., Werner Herzog; D: Les Blank.