Behind Werner Herzog's wise countenance lies possibly the most extreme filmmaker of all time. ... “Calm the chicken down,” he explained in a Reddit AMA. Werner Herzog, chicken hypnotist A new memoir details a screenwriter's strange dealings with the enigmatic director on the set of "Heart of Glass" Behold the world famous dancing chicken who appeared in the most random scene ever recorded. From the 1977 classic film Stroszek, directed by the Mad Master of the Art Werner Herzog Werner Herzog said: "Dear America: You are waking up as Germany once did, to the awareness that 1/3 of your people would kill another 1/3, while 1/3 watches." Rating Misattributed