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.
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Did You Know?
While filming the scene on the rapids, one actor had to be lashed to the helm for fear he would fly through the windows when the ship crashed against rocks. See more
Right after Molly christens the boat, they hug, and as they are hugging, actor Krause Kinski glances up at the camera, not once, but twice. See more
Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - 'Fitzcarraldo'
I must stop my ship!
Opera on board
from "I Puritani" by Vincenzo Bellini
Orquesta Sinfonica del Repertorio, Lima
Conducted by Maestro Manuel Cuadros Barr
Chorus Camerata Vocale "Orfeo"
Soli: Dona Elvira: Isabel Jimines de Cisneros
Arturo: Liborio Simonella
Giorgio: Jesús Goiri
Walton: Christian Mantilla See more