Werner Herzog on the Story Behind 'Rescue Dawn' Rescue Dawn is Werner Herzog's first Hollywood feature; it's a dramatic retelling of the story he told in his 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly. His other films include Aguirre: The Wrath of God, Heart of Glass, Fitzcarraldo, and Nosferatu. This interview first aired on Oct. 27, 1998.

Werner Herzog on the Story Behind 'Rescue Dawn'

Werner Herzog on the Story Behind 'Rescue Dawn'

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Rescue Dawn is Werner Herzog's first Hollywood feature; it's a dramatic retelling of the story he told in his 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly. His other films include Aguirre: The Wrath of God, Heart of Glass, Fitzcarraldo, and Nosferatu. This interview first aired on Oct. 27, 1998.