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6 mins | May 13, 2020

Five of the best documentaries, as chosen by Werner Herzog

If you're looking for some non-fiction film recommendations, the German director selects his favourites. Werner Herzog might not watch many movies, but the famed German auteur "has made some of the most striking films in cinema history." In addition to his famed fiction, his documentaries have covered a dizzying array of subjects: aeronautical engineering, opera, death row, Antarctica, the internet. Talking to Kathryn Bromwich from the Guardian, he shares some recommendations.

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