Lists: Adventure, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1982: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Klaus Kinski (Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - Fitzcarraldo)
  • José Lewgoy (Don Aquilino)
  • Miguel Ángel Fuentes (Cholo)
  • Paul Hittscher (Captain (Orinoco Paul))
  • Claudia Cardinale (Molly)
  • Huerequeque Enrique Bohorquez (Huerequeque, the Cook)
  • Grande Otelo (Station master)
  • Peter Berling (Opera manager)
  • David Pérez Espinosa (Chief of Campa Indians)
  • Milton Nascimento (Blackman At Opera House)
  • Ruy Polanah (Rubber baron)
  • Salvador Godínez (Old missionary)
  • Dieter Milz (Young missionary)
  • William L. Rose (Notary)
  • Leoncio Bueno ()
  • Jean-Claude Dreyfus (Opera singer (uncredited))
  • Werner Herzog (Director)