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.
6 March 1970 (Ireland)
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Also Known As:
Az aranybirodalom bukása
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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
Look around you! Happiness has no feel for men here, since they are forbidden unhappiness. They have everything in common, so they have nothing to give each other. They're part of the seasons, no more. As indistinguishable as mules, as predictable as trees.
[louder, to Atahualpa
All men are born unequal, and want is their birthright! Atahualpa, I will not rest until I have brought you to the true God.
Is not true! Where is he?
[He goes to the window and looks up at the sky
There is ...