A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively driven director. Not only does he have major casting problems, losing both Jason Robards (health) and Mick Jagger (other commitments) halfway through shooting, but the crew gets caught up in a war between Peru and Ecuador, there are problems with the weather and the morale of cast and crew is falling rapidly.Written by
Michael Brooke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ranked 14th in Filmmakers' Greatest Documentaries of All Time in Sight & Sound Magazine's September 2016 issue. See more »
And, therefore, since I can't prove a lover, to entertain this farewell spoken days, I am determined to prove a villain and hate the idle pleasures of these days.
Wilbur, you are definitely my man!
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