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Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

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Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1972
Adventure, Drama, History

Synopsis

The legend of El Dorado, a land rich in gold, tempts Gonzalo Pizarro to lead an expedition beyond the Andes in 1560. Forced to halt, two men are sent downriver with a patrol. When their rafts are damaged, one decides to return to the camp, while Aguirre leads a mutiny and takes charge of the patrol.

Synopsis

The legend of El Dorado, a land rich in gold, tempts Gonzalo Pizarro to lead an expedition beyond the Andes in 1560. Forced to halt, two men are sent downriver with a patrol. When their rafts are damaged, one decides to return to the camp, while Aguirre leads a mutiny and takes charge of the patrol.

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Aguirre, the Wrath of GodDirected byWerner Herzog

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1973 | Directors' Fortnight
César Awards
1976 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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