Aguirre, the Wrath of God
Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 93 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1972 Language: German
Starring: Klaus Kinski
In the mid-16th century, after annihi- lating the Incan empire, Pizarro leads his army of conquistadors over the Andes on a fruitless search for the fabled City of Gold, El Dorado. But Don Lope de Aguirre (Kinski) is consumed with visions of conquering all of South America himself and revolts, leading his own army down a treacherous river on a doomed quest into oblivion.
Featuring a seething, controlled performance from Klaus Kinski, this masterpiece from director Werner Herzog is an unforgettable portrait of madness and power.