Fitzcarraldo is an obsessed opera lover who wants to build an opera in the jungle. To accomplish this he first has to make a fortune in the rubber business, and his cunning plan involves hauling an enormous river boat across a small mountain with aid from the local Indians.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: With a production as audacious as the feat it's depicting, Fitzcarraldo comes by its awe-inspiring spectacle honestly, even when it declines to examine the darker implications of its hero's dream.
Cast & Crew
- Shout! Factory
- © 1982 Werner Herzog Film GMBH
- English (Stereo, Dolby)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in available languages with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.