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|Synopsis:||Although he failed to build a railroad across South America, Fitzcarraldo is determined to build an opera house in the middle of the Amazon jungles and have Enrico Caruso sing there. Based on a true story of a charismatic Irishman's impossible quest at the turn of the century. Of note: No special effects were used in this movie--everything you see actually occurred during filming, including hauling a large boat over a mountain.|
|Directed by:||Werner Herzog|
|Producer(s):||New World Pictures|
|Cast:||Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jose Lewgoy, Miguel Angel Fuentes, Paul Hittscher|