Werner Herzog's bleak, brilliant and enignmatic story of a German ex-con (Bruno S.) who attempts to find a new life in America. This dark, magic realist road movie confirms Herzogs reputation as the consummate poet of doom (Janet Maslin, New York Times).
After he is released from a Berlin prison, Stroszek meets a prostitute, Eva, ata bar and offers her a place to stay when two pimps assault her. Following further attacks, the two agree to join Bruno's diminutive old friend, Scheitz (Clemens Scheitz - Heart of Glass, Nosferatu) on a trip to Wisconsin to live with his relatives. The trio hope they will get rich in America. It doesn't happen. Wisconsin is a barren, redneck wilderness and soon their motor home is repossessed and Eva leaves with a truck driver. After a bungled robbery, Bruno is left with a frozen turkey, a gun, and enough money to watch a dancing chicken.