This contest is so good it speaks for itself. ShoutFactory is putting out a massive, limited edition Werner Hezog box set titled “Herzog: The Collection.” Limited to 5,000 copies, the 13-disc set features 16 acclaimed films and documentaries from the German iconoclast, 15 of which are making their Blu-ray debuts. “The Collection” also features a 40 page booklet that includes photos, an essay by award-winning author Stephen J. Smith, and in-depth film synopses by Herzog scholars Brad Prager and Chris Wahl.
Herzog: The Collection includes:
Even Dwarfs Started Small
Land of Silence and Darkness
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Heart of Glass
Nosferatu the Vampyre
Ballad of the Little Soldier
Where the Green Ants Dream
Lessons of Darkness
Little Dieter Needs to Fly
My Best Fiend
· English Audio Commentaries: Even Dwarfs Started Small, Fata Morgana, Aguirre, the Wrath of God, The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, Heart of Glass, Strozek and Cobra Verde.
· German Audio commentaries: Nosferatu the Vampyre, Fitzcarraldo, Where the Green Ants Dream.
· In Conversation – Werner Herzog and Laurens Straub (in German with English Subtitles)
· The Making of Nosferatu The Vampyre
· Portrait: Werner Herzog documentary
· Herzog In Africa documentary
· Theatrical Trailers
To win the the Playlist’s contest, like us on , or follow us on and tweet the following: “I want to win the @ShoutFactory Werner Herzog boxset from @ThePlaylist. #WinThePlaylistContest.” Your final step: just email us your tweet, your full name and address, and a simple reason why you want to win. Bonne chance. “Herzog: The Collection” is available tomorrow on July 29th.
Be sure to keep your eye out this week for our extensive interview with Herzog and our expanded Werner Herzog director’s retrospective.
Update: Contest closed, winner will be contacted via email.