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My Best Fiend (Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski) Reviews

January 21, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 1, 2000
My Best Fiend is about two men who both wanted to be dominant, who both had all the answers, who were inseparably bound together in love and hate, and who created extraordinary work -- while all the time each resented the other's contribution.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
What's the difference between artistry and bravado? This isn't a question I generally feel inclined to ask, but I'm compelled by the work of Werner Herzog, who scrambles the two until it's difficult to tell which is which.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
While My Best Fiend -- does a splendid job of chronicling the high drama and creative pinnacles of their work together, it emphasizes the most public and bleakly amusing aspects of their story.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
With generous clips from Herzog and Kinski's collaborations, My Best Fiend is one of the great portraits of artists fighting, even with murderous rage, to reach the sublime.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 7, 1999
Full Review | Original Score: B+