Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 160 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1982
Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy
Opera-loving European Brian Fitzgerald (Klaus Kinski) lives in a small Peruvian city. Better known as Fitzcarraldo, this foreigner is obsessed with building an opera house in his town and decides that to make his dream a reality he needs to make a killing in the rubber business. In order to become a successful rubber baron, Fitzcarraldo hatches an elaborate plan that calls for a particularly impressive feat — bringing a massive boat over a mountain with the help of a band of natives.