Even Dwarfs Started Small

Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen
by Werner Herzog1h361968Germany

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A group of inhabitants of a correctional colony for people of small stature raises a riot against the local order. Tired of adhering to the many rules that require good behavior from them, they decide to become bad. Their immediate leader (also a dwarf) is forced to take refuge in one of the premises while waiting for the police to arrive. Meanwhile, the rioters are having fun: they beat dishes and glasses, start a car and eventually break it, kill a big pig, scoff at blind dwarfs living next door, arrange cockfights, set fire to flowerpots with their favorite colors, and so on.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
    • Distributor : Potemkine
    • Original Music : Werner Herzog, Florian Fricke
    • Producer : Werner Herzog
    • Director : Werner Herzog
    • Scenario : Werner Herzog
    • Photo Director : Thomas Mauch
    • Sound Recorder : Herbert Prasch
    • Editing : Maximiliane Mainka
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1968
    • French release date : 1 novembre 1972
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : German

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