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Release Date: March 02, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Adventure
Production Companies    :   Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Pro-ject Filmproduktion, ZDF, Wildlife Films Peru, Filmverlag der Autoren
Director    :   Werner Herzog
Producers    :   Werner Herzog, George Sluizer, Walter Saxer, Lucki Stipetić, Renzo Rossellini, Gustavo Cerff Arbulú, Nancy Ríos, Claire André
Writers    :   Werner Herzog
RunTime    :   157 mins.
Budget    :   7362000

Fitzcarraldo is a dreamer who plans to build an opera house in Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, so, in order to finance his project, he embarks on an epic adventure to collect rubber, a very profitable product, in a remote and unexplored region of the rainforest.

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