Aguirre, the Wrath of God

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Aguirre, the Wrath of God

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Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Release Date: December 29, 1972

Year    :   1972
Slogan    :   «A breathtaking journey into the heart of darkness.»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, HR
Director    :   Werner Herzog
Producers    :   Werner Herzog, Walter Saxer, Martje Grohmann, Lucki Stipetić, Lucki Stipetić, Hans Prescher, Gustavo Cerff Arbulú, Georg Hagmüller, Ina Fritsche, René Lechleitner, Daniel Camino, Wolf Stipetić
Writers    :   Werner Herzog
RunTime    :   95 mins.
Budget    :   370000
Revenue    :   37041

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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