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FITZCARRALDO

In Competition – Feature Films
Directed by :
Werner HERZOG 
Country:
GERMANY
  • Award for Best Director, 1982

Synopsis

" Fitzcarraldo " is the story of a dreamer who wishes to bring Grand Opera to the jungle. It is the story of a conqueror of the useless, of a man who transports an enormous steamship over a mountain from one river to another with the help of hundreds of Indians in order to gain possession of a yet unclaimed rubber-growing region.