The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor. Written by
Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The birth of a hero. The death of an empire. The adventure of a lifetime.
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did extensive literary and experiential research before filming began, reading books about Pizarro's career, retracing the conquistador's steps through Perú and Spain, and visiting Pizarro's tomb. See more
I am Atahualpa Capac. Son of the Sun. Son of the Moon. Lord of the Four Quarters. Why you not kneel?