Revolutionäre Zellen terrorist Wilfried Böse (Klaus Kinski) and his cohorts from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijack an Air France flight on a stopover in Athens and force it to fly to Entebbe, Uganda, via Libya.
Run Time: 120 Minutes
Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Drama
Werner Herzog's Best Fiend and problematic German character actor Klaus Kinski has clocked up a good number of films over the years including 'Fitzcarraldo', 'Cobra Verde' 'Operation Thunderbolt' and many more classics.
If you are unaware of New German cinema, firstly, it's weird you found/ clicked on this list, secondly, welcome! Find here the only introduction you need to the 1960s-1980s renaissance of German filmmaking, birthplace of Klaus Kinski and Werner Herzog.
Think 'Days of Heaven' and 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' with this collection of the greatest dramatic pictures to have come out of the 1970s. Also make sure to check out our 'Oscar Best Picture Nominees 70s' list, for the critics' distillation of the decade.
Documentary maker, cinematic auteur and a fascinating character in his own right, Werner Herzog's near 50 year long film-making career is listed below.
'Fitzcarraldo' 'Aguirre' 'Stroszek' are good places to start, as are his documentaries 'Grizzly Man' 'Encounters at the End of the World' and 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams'.
Before he passed, legendary Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert left an indelible stamp on the world of film history. The following list was submitted to Sight and Sound in 2012 before his death in 2013; Roger Ebert's 10 greatest films of all time.