UW Cinematheque - Special Presentations
Fitzcarraldo | West Germany | 1982 | DCP | 157 min. | German with English subtitles Director: Werner Herzog
Saturday, April 14, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Peter Berling Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald (Herzog regular Kinski) is a music lover determined to bring opera to the jungles of Peru. His plan includes hauling a huge riverboat over a mountain with the help of the natives. Director Herzog, who actually did haul a boat over a mountain for this epic masterpiece, proves the perfect filmmaker to tell the story of Fitzgerald’s grand folly.