A Trapped Life: Herzog’s Circle in Stroszek

Qian Wang


Herzog’s film Stroszek is about how Bruno pursues his dream of freedom but inevitably fails and ends in dying within the trapped circle. Bruno’s journey to freedom can be categorized into three parts, and the invisible life circle impedes his every step during the journey, thus leading to his final despair. This paper aims to analyze and expose the true while cruel life circle reflected intensively in this film.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/wjer.v7n1p1


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