Cobra Verde DVD - 1988 film directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski as a madman - Herzog makes a film about a man consumed by his dreams and destroyed by the conspiracies of world he lives in. And in a complete reversal from his usual light hearted comedy roles, Klaus Kinski protrays a madman getting madder. Surreal, dark, morality story with great acting. Stars King Ampaw, Klaus Kinski, Salvatore Basile and Peter Berling. German audio track and optional English subtitles. 111 minutes, unrated.