Incident at Loch Ness

  • Zak Penn
  • UK
  • 2004
  • 94'

Werner Herzog, one of the most renowned world documentarists and representatives of the New German Cinema, is making a film about the Loch Ness monster. Simultaneously, the acclaimed cinematographer John Bailey is making a documentary about Herzog. The boat with two film crews encounters a storm of tumultuous disputes and they soon realize they are all hostages of a megalomanic producer. The increasingly absurd situation is suddenly interrupted by the alleged appearance of the monster. A dedication to art documentaries, documentaries about artists, and a farcical commentary on the inflated egos governing their production.

Zak Penn

Hollywood screenwriter and producer (Last Action Hero, the X-Men series, The Avengers), he has built his career as an independent filmmaker encouraged by his idol Werner Herzog, whom he collaborated with on the screenplay for Rescue Dawn (2006). He is the director of The Grand (2008) with Woody Harrelson.

Incident at Loch Ness

Zak Penn
Zak Penn
Eden Rock Media
Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker, Gabriel Beristain, Russell Williams, David Davidson, Michael Karnow, Robert O'Meara, Zak Penn, Steven Gardner, John Bailey, Jeff Goldblum
John Bailey
Howard E. Smith, Abby Schwarzwalder
Zak Penn, Werner Herzog

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