Werner Herzog Tells of Rescuing Joaquin Phoenix


In promoting his new film, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done , director Werner Herzog responded to questions posed to him via Twitter with video clips on YouTube. With his pleasant voice and sharp intelligence, Herzog tells of being shot at, claims not to know who Chuck Norris is, and describes what makes a great wedding. When asked whether he uses social networks he answers, “Yes… I invite friends to dinner and I sit at the table and I cook for them.” Click through to watch Herzog tell the story of saving Joaquin Phoenix’s life after a gruesome car crash in response to a question from @davidlynch.