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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Aguirre, Der Zorn Gottes

Fortnight 1973, Feature film, 90'

Synopsis

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirres, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to « the golden city », or to certain destruction?

Director

Werner Herzog

Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied history, literature and theatre, but hasn’t finished it. Founded his own production company in 1963. Has staged several operas, besides others in Bayreuth, Germany, and at the Milan Scala in Italy. Herzog has won numerous national and international awards for his films.

Alejandro Chavez
Alejandro Repulles
Armando Polanah
Cecilia Rivera
Daniel Farfán
Dany Hades
Del Negro
Edward Roland
Helena Rojo
Indianern der Kooperative Lauramarca
Julio E. Martínez
Klaus Kinski
Peter Berling
Ruy Guerra

Screenplay
W. Herzog

Image
Thomas Mauch

Prod : Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
8 Munich 40
Neureutherstr.20

Title in Original Version : Aguirre, La Colère De Dieu