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A.k.a.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
Year
1972
Runtime
95 min.
Director
Werner Herzog
Genres
Drama, Adventure, Biography, History
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
32,008
Checks
9,892
Favs
1,373
Dislikes
83
Favs/checks
13.9% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. CSSCHNEIDER's avatar

    CSSCHNEIDER

    This is a film I'll think about for weeks. I agree that it's 'slow' but I think I'd rather call it "contemplatively paced". It's a film that deals sparingly with religion, yet feels like a religious experience. I know, pretentious, right? Well, it's a flick I'm finding hard to pin down and I feel the need to grasp at the conceptual ether for answers. 6 years 7 months ago
  2. dombrewer's avatar

    dombrewer

    I love this film - it totally opened my eyes to what cinema can do. It's got to be one of the best films ever made. It's cheaply made, badly dubbed and utterly bonkers but it's just brilliant. The last scene with Kinski on the raft with his "subjects" would be hard to top for the best end to a film ever. 10 years 1 month ago
  3. dream_tiger's avatar

    dream_tiger

    Apocalypse Now seems to carry the same mood. 6 years 9 months ago
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  5. This movie ranks #23 in Empire's The 100 Best Films of World Cinema
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  6. This movie ranks #43 in IMDb's History Top 50
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