The Werner Herzog Collection Blu-ray

Digitally remastered presentations of classics including Aguirre, Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre and Fitzcarraldo, complemented by a number of Herzog’s rare and acclaimed short films.

This 8-disc Blu-ray box set features 18 films from one of the world’s most celebrated directors.

Digitally remastered presentations of such classics as Aguirre, Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre and Fitzcarraldo are complemented by a number of Herzog’s rare and acclaimed short films, Jack Bond’s long-unseen South Bank Show portrait of Herzog (1982), Les Blank’s classics Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980) and Burden of Dreams (1982), feature-length director commentaries, original trailers, stills galleries and an extensive contextualising booklet.

This collection includes:

  • The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz (1967)
  • Last Words (1968)
  • Precautions Against Fanatics (1969)
  • Handicapped Future (1970)
  • Fata Morgana (1971)
  • Land of Silence and Darkness (1971)
  • Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972)
  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
  • The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1975)
  • Heart of Glass (1976)
  • How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck (1976)
  • Stroszek (1977)
  • Nosferatu, the Vampyre (1979)
  • Woyzeck (1979)
  • Huie’s Sermon (1980)
  • God’s Angry Man (1980
  • Fitzcarraldo (1982)
  • Cobra Verde (1987)

Special features

  • All films presented in High Definition
  • Alternative German and English versions of Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Full-length audio commentaries with Werner Herzog on selected titles
  • Alternative German and English language audio options on selected titles
  • Optional 5.1 German and English audio on selected titles
  • Nosferatu on-set documentary (1979, 13 mins)
  • Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (Les Blank, 1980, 21 mins)
  • Burden of Dreams (Les Blank, 1982, 95 mins)
  • Guardian Lecture with Werner Herzog (1988, 83 mins)
  • The South Bank Show: Werner Herzog (Jack Bond, 1982, 56 mins)
  • Original trailers on selected titles
  • Stills galleries on selected titles
  • Illustrated booklet with extensive essay by Laurie Johnson; full film credits

Product information

    • Certificate


    • Colour

      Colour and Black/white

    • Sound


    • Running time


    • Languages

      German language, English language

    • Subtitles

      Optional English subtitles

    • Original aspect ratio

      Original aspect ratios 1.33:1, 1.66:1 and 1.85:1

    • Blu-ray region

      • B - Includes most European and Middle-Eastern countries, all of Africa, Australia and New Zealand

    • Catalogue number


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