Fitzcarraldo (1982)


The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Director: Werner Herzog

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Release Date: 1982-03-04
Status: Released
Run time: 158 min / 2:38
Production Companies : Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Pro-ject Filmproduktion, Filmverlag der Autoren, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), Wildlife Films Peru
Production Countries: Germany, Peru


Klaus Kinski
as Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - 'Fitzcarraldo'
José Lewgoy
as Don Aquilino
Miguel Ángel Fuentes
as Cholo
Paul Hittscher
as Captain (Orinoco Paul)
Claudia Cardinale
as Molly
Huerequeque Enrique Bohorquez
as Huerequeque, the Cook
Grande Otelo
as Station master
Peter Berling
as Opera manager
David Pérez Espinosa
as Chief of Campa Indians
Milton Nascimento
as Blackman At Opera House
Ruy Polanah
as Rubber baron
Salvador Godínez
as Old missionary
Dieter Milz
as Young missionary
William L. Rose
as Notary
Leoncio Bueno
Jean-Claude Dreyfus
as Opera singer (uncredited)


Directing Werner Herzog Director
Writing Werner Herzog Author
Production Werner Herzog Producer
Production Walter Saxer Executive Producer
Production Willi Segler Producer
Production Lucki Stipetić Producer
Sound Popol Vuh Original Music Composer
Camera Thomas Mauch Director of Photography
Editing Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus Editor

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