Shout! Factory Werner Herzog Titles (US - DVD R1 | BD RA)
Shout! Factory has just secured the rights to a collection of Herzog's best films...
Starring: Klaus Kinski
Shout! Factory made an exciting announcement today, which I am including in its entirety below:
Quote: Shout! Factory and Werner Herzog Film GMBH announced an exclusive, multi-picture alliance to bring a coveted library of classic films by legendary writer/director/producer Werner Herzog, currently being re-mastered in high-definition for new edition releases in North America. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory’s founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos, and filmmaker Werner Herzog.
This multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory extensive rights to 16 highly sought-after Werner Herzog films and documentaries, including digital distribution, home video and broadcast for cross-platform releases. Award-winning and critically acclaimed features include
Aguirre: The Wrath of God,
Nosferatu the Vampyre,
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser,
Heart of Glass,
Little Dieter Needs to Fly,
Lessons of Darkness,
Ballad of the Little Soldier,
Land of Silence and Darkness, as well as several other acclaimed titles.
'Werner Herzog is a filmmaking icon and a celebrated master storyteller. He holds an incredibly rich legacy in cinematic history worldwide. Many of his memorable classics have been long-out-of print in the North American home entertainment marketplace. We are honored with this opportunity to bring these iconic films to movie collectors and legions of fans on digital entertainment platforms and at retail,' stated Shout! Factory’s founders in a joint statement.
'I am very proud to start this new collaboration with Shout! Factory and, given the outstanding reputation of Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos, I am confident that our joint efforts to bring my films to the North American public again in brand new HD quality will be hugely satisfying and rewarding.' Werner Herzog
Try not to read that last quote in Herzog's unmistakable voice. More news when we get it.
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