Aguirre: The Wrath of God Movie Review Summary

Actors: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Del Negro, Helena Rojo

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AGUIRRE : THE WRATH OF GOD (Aguirre, de Zorn Gottes) is a movie written and directed by Werner Herzog in 1972.
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Don Lope de Aguirre leads an expedition into the Amazonian jungle with the hope to discover the treasures of the mythical city of El Dorado. The members of the expedition will die one by one, killed by the local indians who are following their progression.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   searching for treasure    -   hunted by injuns

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   senior military Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South Jungles?    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   river

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives

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