Aguirre, the Wrath of God(Movie, 1972)

Original title: "Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes" (German/DE)
1h 33min | Genres: Adventure, Drama, History
Aguirre, the Wrath of GodRating: 3.8/5 (with 427427 votes)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Spanish: [aˈɣire]; German: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes; [aˈɡɪʁə deːɐ̯ ˌtsɔʁn ˈɡɔtəs]) is a 1972 West German epic historical drama film produced, written and directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski stars in the title role of Spanish soldier Lope de Aguirre, who leads a group of conquistadores down the Amazon River in South America in search of the legendary city of gold, El Dorado. The soundtrack was composed and performed by kosmische band Popol Vuh. Using a minimalist approach to story and dialogue, the film creates a vision of madness and folly, counterpointed by the lush but unforgiving Amazonian jungle. Although loosely based on what is known of the historical figure of Aguirre, Herzog acknowledged years after the film's release that its storyline is a work of fiction. Some of the people and situations may have been inspired by Gaspar de Carvajal's account of an earlier Amazonian expedition, although Carvajal was not on the historical voyage represented in the film. Aguirre was the first of five collaborations between Herzog and Kinski. They had differing v... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Aguirre, the Wrath of God

César Award for Best Foreign Film

About Aguirre, the Wrath of God

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca Empire, a Spanish expedition led by the infamous Aguirre leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon River in search of the lost city of El Dorado. When great difficulties arise, Aguirre’s men start to wonder whether their quest will lead them to prosperity or certain death.

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Additional Information

Official websites:
Production countries: Germany, Mexico, Peru
Plays in: Peru, Amazon
Original language: German (DE)
Spoken languages: German (DE), Spanish (ES), Quechua (QU)
Translated into 23 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/02/1977 (World premiere: 12/29/1972)
Appearing Characters: Lope de Aguirre, Pedro de Ursúa, Gaspar de Carvajal, Gonzalo Pizarro
Director: Werner Herzog
Producer: Werner Herzog
Screenwriter: Werner Herzog
Director of Photography: Thomas Mauch
Composer: Popol Vuh
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Aguirre, der Zorn Gnepes"
"Aguirre, la ira de Dios"
"Aguirre, a Cólera dos Deuses"
"Aguirre, hněv Boží"
"Aguirre, la cólera de Dios"
"Aguirre, la colère de Dieu"
"Aguirre furore di Dio"
"Aguirre: Kami no Ikari"
"아귀레, 신의 분노"
"Aguirre, a cólera de Deus"
"Aguirre, mânia lui Dumnezeu"
"Агирре, гнев божий"
"Аґірре, гнів Божий"

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