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Pod #51 – Werner Herzog wilderness special! (Fitzcarraldo & Burden of Dreams)

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We recently travelled on Ireland’s tempestuous River Shannon and decided to watch a Werner Herzog double-bill of his 1982 South American adventure Fitzcarraldo which starred the enigmatic Klaus Kinski and the supporting making-of doc Burden of Dreams from director Les Blank.

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@spool is watching BURDEN OF DREAMS while on a boat moored in Leitrim village. #WernerHerzog #Shannon #leitrim #WatchWithSpooool

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Nigel loves stupid films almost as much as he likes clever films. He'll watch anything but is usually drawn to documentaries, North American independent films, Irish cinema and gung-ho, balls-to-the-walls Hollywood blockbusters. Here's what he's been watching.