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Fitzcarraldo is a dreamer who plans to build an opera house in Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, so, in order to finance his project, he embarks on an epic adventure to collect rubber, a very profitable product, in a remote and unexplored region of the rainforest.

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Directed by

Werner Herzog

Written by

Werner Herzog (Writer)

Runtime

157 minutes

Country

Germany, Peru

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

amazon amazon rainforest peru riverboat engineering opera house rubber plantation white water rafting iquitos manaos

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