Even Dwarfs Started Small

Starring: Helmut Döring Director: Werner Herzog
Even Dwarfs Started Small
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1971
  • Label: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Single Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono 2.0 - German
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Werner Herzog - Director, Norman Hill, Actor Crispin Glover
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Liner Notes: by Crispin Glover
  • Additional Products:
    • Packaged in a Deluxe Blue Alpha-Pack

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Performer: , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Director of Photography:

Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 09/01/2005
"[A] satire of bourgeois niceties..."

Plot Synopsis:

Herzog's irreverent film features a cast that's comprised entirely of dwarfs.

Plot Keywords:

Disturbing | Essential Cinema | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • EVEN DWARFS STARTED SMALL was banned from Germany, and director Werner Herzog had to distribute the film himself despite various death threats.
  • EVEN DWARFS STARTED SMALL was initially to be shot in Mexico, but was eventually filmed in the Canary Islands.
  • Herzog placed an ad in a German paper in order to find someone to make wedding clothes for insects for a scene in the film.
  • Herzog promised the all dwarf cast of EVEN DWARFS STARTED SMALL, that if they made it through the film unscathed, he would jump into a cactus field, which he eventually did.

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 3.9
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Product Info:

  • UPC: 013131098594
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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