FILMS / GENERAL / LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY  
   
  Original Title LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY  
  Other Titles ESCAPE FROM LAOS
FLUCHT AUS LAOS
 
  Original Screenplay Werner Herzog
 
  Year of production 1997
 
  Duration Theatrical 80 min.
TV Engl. /Germ. 52 min., BBC 72 min.
 
  Length 880 m  
  Format Super 16 mm
 
  Original language version English
 
  Additional language versions (links to dialogue/subtitle-lists)German
 
  Colour - b/w colour
 
  Location Thailand, San Francisco, Tuscon, San Diego
 
  Music Bela Bartok: Buciumcana, da Bisztra, Danze Popolari Rumene
Carlos Gordel: Tango Volver
Glenn Miller: In the Mood
Kongar-ol Ondar: Echoes of Tuva, Folk Music
Richard Wagner: Liebestod aus Tristan u. Isolde
Anton Dvorak: Aus der Neuen Welt, Symphonie op. 35
Folk Music: Uzlyau, Guttural Singing of the People of Sayan Altal and the Ural Mountains
Carlos Gordel: Tango Juventud
J. S. Bach: Jesus bleibt meine Freude aus Kantate Nr. 147
Music of Madagascar: Oay Lahy E, Hiran'ny Tanovan'ny, Ntao Lo
 
  Production Company Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
 
  Co-Producers ZDF Enterprises
 
  Laboratory Fotokem, Burbank  
  Sound Studio Outpost, San Francisco
 
  Budget 631.300 DM
 
  World-opening place and date BBC
 
  Awards Special Jury Award Amsterdam