Fitzcarraldo

Showtimes

Film runs Sun, Aug 18 through Thu, Aug 22.

Fitzcarraldo
Werner Herzog, 1982
West Germany | 158 minutes

Herzog’s most legendary feat of filmmaking folly: Kinski is an opera aficionado intent on building an opera house in the Peruvian jungle. To get there, he enlists a tribe of Indians with their own agenda to haul his riverboat by hand over a mountain. To fulfill his vision, Herzog does likewise.

Series: Werner Herzog: Parables of Folly and Madness

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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