Conquista de lo inútil has ratings and reviews. Lee said: Here’s something to do before the end of the month: read this book and watch Fitzcar. WERNER HERZOG CONQUISTA DE LO INUTIL, LA (Spanish Edition). Stock Image. CONQUISTA DE LO INUTIL, LA (Spanish Edition): WERNER HERZOG. With Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González. In the s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the .

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I wernef, half jokingly, that our prayers resembled intense comments directed into a darkened room from which no answer came and which we had to assume was completely empty, not even occupied by a large, taciturn guy on a throne, who might be able to hear us but did not even bestow on us so much as an echo from the void, other than the echo of our stupid hopes and our self-deception.

There’s no conquisya humor that at the beginning of this book, Herzog is at the home of Francis Ford Intul, the director of the Godfather films who is wrestling with is own obsession – “Apocalpyse Now. The book is the third component of what is a wild tale of cinematic megalomania. Leaving my musings aside, this book, the diary Herzog kept while shooting the film, is not about the film. Jul 23, Kit Fox rated it really liked it.

Conquista de lo inútil

There’s nothing about that that isn’t ridiculous, amazing, destructive, damaging, obsessive, incomprehensible, baffling, gratuitous, pointless, staggering, horrible, laughable, great. Though they are notes kept contemporaneous with the filming of the movie, they are by no means a diary of the production.


Sirs, But More Especially Madams: Then we did not hear anything more from po and forgot all about him. There is no embracable point to it all because there is no point to anything and through that we are free, just as long as we remain loyal to our dreams and can ignore the siren song of a point.

For a moment, and for the only time I think I can remember, the earth struck me as motherly, covered with a decaying forest that seemed positively humble. Real missed opportunity there. I’ve seen My Best FiendHerzog’s documentary about his relationship with Klaus Kinski, which contains a lot of footage of the making of Fitzcarraldothe ship-hauling inril. Contrary to what the Italian press are printing, Claudia Cardinale has not been hit by a truck.

I must prevent the Indians from killing Kinski. Tyler rated it it was ok May 26, That shit is crazy. What is faith and religion intll Russians after the fall of communism? To think that this represents someone’s diary, and not some sort of crazed Stanley Crawford novel, borders on the unthinkable. And while it’s not a tell-all sort of thing, if you’re interested in such details as his frustration with Klaus Kinski, or what it was like to work with Mick Jagger and Claudia Cardinale, that’s here too, but this book reaches much deeper.


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Derek rated it it was ok Oct 14, Quotes from Conquista de lo i He’s like Ray Bradbury. Con una estructura de diario personal, Herzog demuestra un especial talento para pintar postales. Dec 03, El rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The book is based on his diary entries during the long and arduous process of making this strange vision a reality.

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Himself archive footage Eva Mattes Werner Herzog’s Pursuit of his Dream. I’m pretty sure Herzog can make any material engaging – the man could film a documentary on paint drying and somehow make it seem profound.

And you are left to wonder, how the hell did they finish shooting it, with literally everything going awry? I can assure you that every word seems true to me.

Nor was it possible to use the stairs.

You have to respect that. I no longer know what success means.

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Refresh and try again. To be sure I had heard right, I said, Kill? I gotta watch Fitzcarraldo again. For Herzog the birds don’t sing, they cry out in pain.