Aguirre: The Wrath of God

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Don Lope de Aguirre (Klaus Kinski), a ruthless Spanish conquistador, vies for power while part of an expedition in Peru to find El Dorado, the mythical seven cities of gold. Accompanied by his daughter, Flores (Cecilia Rivera), Aguirre faces off against his superior, Don Pedro de Ursua (Ruy Guerra), and grows increasingly volatile after seizing control of the group. As Aguirre presses deeper into the Amazonian jungle, he descends further into madness.

Release details

Release date: Monday April 3 1972
Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Werner Herzog
Cast: Klaus Kinski
Cecilia Rivera
Helena Rojo
Del Negro