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Though he turns 78 next week, Herzog continues to crank out 1-2 high quality films yearly. I rather liked Family Romance LLC, which dropped on streaming services in July. Nomad, which is now dropping, is my favorite film of his since Cave of Forgotten Dreams, and my first 5-star film of the year. It's a good and gentle film, and Lord knows we can use some goodness and kindness right about now. In his portrait of friend and kindred spirit Bruce Chatwin, a novelist and travel writer I'd not heard of before, we see more of Herzog than we typically do. The film is also something of a summ
There may be an element of PR to his statement, but I still think it's worth taking notice when a major director says this is one of his essential films. I'm not sure I fully agree with his sentiment, but I still think Herzog's Family Romance, LLC has much to commend it. Da 5 Bloods is probably my favorite film of 2020 so far, but this isn't far behind. (And dang, he's got another film dropping on streaming services this month and another premiering in Toronto next month.) Here's my review: https://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularcinephile/2020/08/family-romance-llc-in-werner-herzogs-late