Rent Little Dieter Needs to Fly on DVD

Little Dieter Needs to Fly

1998 Rated NR 1hr 14m

Werner Herzog directs this fascinating, emotional documentary about the life of Dieter Dengler, a naval pilot in the Vietnam War who -- during one of his first missions -- was shot down over Laos and taken captive. Beginning with his hardscrabble youth in postwar Germany, the film explores Dengler's incredible tale of survival, from the torture he endured at the hands of the Vietcong to the daring escape he mounted with his fellow prisoners.

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Movie Details

Werner Herzog
This movie is
Inspiring, Understated
DVD and streaming
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; production notes; director bio.