My Best Fiend
Germany 1999, 95 min.
“One should judge a man mainly by his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.” – Klaus Kinski
Werner Herzog is admired for being the only director who was able to work with the late and very eccentric Klaus Kinski. This simple statement is filed under “trivia” in the Internet Movie Database, but trivial is not the first word that springs to mind when you watch Herzog’s filmic exploration of his love-hate relationship with the deceased actor.