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Aguirre, The Wrath of God

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 94 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1972 Language: German with English subtitles

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Cecilia Rivera

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.