almost 2 years
Interesting story of madness and power, doubly poignant because it's a German production.
So bloody frustrating. It took 3 sittings to finish.
over 3 years
I don't say this often, but I just did not get this film. Why do people worship it?
I've never seen a movie quite like it. It's amazing...
over 5 years
3 mad bastards in Sth America: Herzog, Kinksi and God, battling to be maddest. Brilliant!
Germán Sabina Serrat
over 6 years
O te metes en la selva y en la cabeza de Aguirre o se te hace soporífera. Yo opté por lo 1
over 7 years
I watched this film with the Director Werner Herzog and this was indeed an awesome flick!
over 7 years
One of my all time favorite movies.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (German: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes) is a 1972 West German adventure film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski stars in the title role. The soundtrack was composed and performed by German progressive/Krautrock band Popol Vuh. The story follows the travels of Spanish soldier Lope de Aguirre, who leads a group of conquistadores down the Amazon River in South America in search of the legendary city of gold, El Dorado. Using a minimalist story and dialogue, the film creates a vision of madness and folly, counterpointed by the lush but unforgiving Amazonian jungle. Although based loosely on what is known of the historical figure of Aguirre, the film's story line is, as Herzog acknowledged years after the film's release, a work of imagination. Some of the people and situations may have been inspired by Gaspar de Carvajal's account of an earlier Amazonian expedition, although Carvajal was not on the historical voyage represented in the film. Other...