Little Dieter Needs To Fly

A fascinating documentary about Dieter Dengler, born in the Black Forest of Germany. As a child, he watched his village destroyed by American warplanes, and one flew so close to his attic window that for a split-second he made eye contact with the pilot flashing past. At that moment, little Dieter knew that he needed to fly... Director Werner Herzog lets Dieter Dengler tell his own story, a life which saw him enlist in the American Navy, fly missions over Vietnam, become a prisoner of war and eventually escape. As he talks, Herzog puts him in the very locations and we are soon left with one man's unforgettable life experience.

Year: 1998
Genre: Documentaries, Film Festivals 1999, General Docos, Biography
Country: Germany
Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Dieter Dengler, Werner Herzog
Duration: 74 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (Biographies)



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