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. Written by
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The film was selected as the West German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 55th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. See more
During one of the boat drifting scenes, crew members can be seen at the top of the boat, including a man wearing jeans who tries to avoid being spotted by the camera. See more
Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - 'Fitzcarraldo'
I must stop my ship!
Featured in Eu Eu Eu José Lewgoy
Oh Mimi, Tu Piu Non Torni
from "La Boheme"
Written by Giacomo Puccini
Original recordings by Enrico Caruso
(1902/06) by RCA Victor See more