Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

A breathtaking journey into the heart of darkness.

  • Genre: History, Adventure, Drama
  • Release Date: 1972-12-29
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 1034 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
  • Production Country: Germany
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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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  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God Photos

    Directing Werner Herzog Director
    Production Werner Herzog Producer
    Sound Popol Vuh Original Music Composer
    Camera Thomas Mauch Director of Photography
    Editing Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus Editor
    Sound Herbert Prasch Sound Designer
    Production Hans Prescher Producer
    Writing Werner Herzog Writer
    Crew Bob Oliver Sound Recordist
    Directing Gustavo Cerff Arbulú Assistant Director
    Camera Ovidio Ore Camera Operator
    Crew Francisco Joán Second Unit Cinematographer
    Crew Orlando Macchiavello Second Unit Cinematographer
    Production Daniel Camino Co-Producer
    Production Lucki Stipetić Line Producer
    Production Gustavo Cerff Arbulú Location Manager
    Production Walter Saxer Production Manager
    Production Lucki Stipetić Production Manager
    Production Wolf Stipetić Production Manager
    Production Georg Hagmüller Production Assistant
    Production Ina Fritsche Production Assistant
    Production René Lechleitner Production Assistant
    Production Martje Grohmann Production Assistant
    Crew Juvenal Herrera Special Effects
    Crew Miguel Vázquez Special Effects