History Film / AguirreTheWrathOfGod

31st Jan '17 2:08:11 PM Tnoel
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*AnyoneCanDie:[[spoiler: Really in this case, everyone will die. By the end of the movie the only characters that aren't dead are Aguirre, Inés, and Urzúa's right hand man. The Latter two's fate are more ambiguous and with both them alone in the jungle, it's debatable if they will survive. Likewise Aguirre is last seen on a the raft that has been attack by the natives multiple times and the real life Aguirre was ultimately dismember.]]


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*EstablishingCharacterMoment:Don Fernando de Guzmán introduction scene has Gonzalo Pizarro bring up Guzmán nobility and accomplishments as we see Guzmán mindlessly munching down on food. This shows us that Guzmán is a bumbling buffoon that isn't fit to lead anything.


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*FromBadToWorse: The whole journey in a nutshell. Things for Aguirre and the crew just gets worse and worse as they search for El Dorado.
24th Oct '16 3:45:31 PM DrPsyche
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** When attacking a native village, Carvajal at least is scene rushing to an injured soldier's side, trying to help him.

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** When attacking a native village, Carvajal at least is scene seen rushing to an injured soldier's side, trying to help him.
24th Oct '16 3:45:05 PM DrPsyche
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* PetTheDog: Aguirre's interactions with his daughter.

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* PetTheDog: Most of the malicious characters get these.
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Aguirre's interactions with his daughter.daughter.
** Guzmán makes a point not to execute Urzúa but rather to try him, and later defies Aguirre by sparing the man.
** When attacking a native village, Carvajal at least is scene rushing to an injured soldier's side, trying to help him.
24th Oct '16 3:39:53 PM DrPsyche
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* FatBastard: Don Fernando de Guzmán.

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* FatBastard: PlayedWith for Don Fernando de Guzmán.Guzmán. He's overweight and goes along with Aguirre as his puppet king; however of all the traitors, he's the least malicious and much less prone to [[KickTheDog kicking the dog]]. Even the scene showing his gluttony, when he gorges himself on their low supplies whilst his men starve, is played for laughs when they all just steal his food when he's not looking.
14th Oct '16 12:44:45 PM LordGro
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* LosingYourHead: Taking a rest after the storming of an Indian village, Aguirre notices two soldiers sitting somewhat apart discussing desertion. One of them says that he has counted the river bends they passed. He draws a map into the sand and is counting out the river bends to his companion as Peruchio approaches quietly from behind with a machete. When the man is at 'nine', Peruchio swipes his head off, and we get a shot of the head lying on the ground, counting 'ten'.

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* LosingYourHead: Taking a rest after the storming of an Indian village, Aguirre notices two soldiers sitting somewhat apart discussing desertion. One of them says that he has counted the river bends they passed. He draws a map into the sand and is counting out the river bends to his companion as Peruchio Perucho approaches quietly from behind with a machete. When the man is at 'nine', Peruchio Perucho swipes his head off, and we get a shot of the head lying on the ground, counting 'ten'.
14th Oct '16 12:43:35 PM LordGro
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* LosingYourHead: Aguirre beheads a man when he talks of turning back. [[MindScrew The head keeps talking]].
-->'''Aguirre:''' "That man is a head taller than me. [[ImpliedDeathThreat That may change]]."

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* LosingYourHead: Taking a rest after the storming of an Indian village, Aguirre beheads a man when notices two soldiers sitting somewhat apart discussing desertion. One of them says that he talks of turning back. [[MindScrew The head keeps talking]].
-->'''Aguirre:''' "That
has counted the river bends they passed. He draws a map into the sand and is counting out the river bends to his companion as Peruchio approaches quietly from behind with a machete. When the man is a at 'nine', Peruchio swipes his head taller than me. [[ImpliedDeathThreat That may change]]."off, and we get a shot of the head lying on the ground, counting 'ten'.
28th Jul '16 11:51:41 AM hullflyer
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* GenreDeconstruction: ''Aguirre'' can be watched as a genre deconstruction of the 'jungle adventure' movie genre. A group of (mostly) white explorers ventures into an unknown land in pursuit of a fabled city of gold -- but there is no lost city, no treasures to be won, no battles to be fought, no secrets to be discovered. The good guys perish together with the bad guys, and nobody learns anything from it.

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* GenreDeconstruction: ''Aguirre'' can be watched as a genre deconstruction of the 'jungle adventure' movie genre. A group of (mostly) white explorers ventures into an unknown land in pursuit of a fabled city of gold -- but there is no lost city, no treasures to be won, no battles to be fought, and no secrets to be discovered. discovered - the river and jungle just go on and on forever. The good guys perish together with the bad guys, killed more or less evenly by either the implacable jungle, or by each other, and nobody learns anything from it.
24th Jan '16 10:37:11 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Don Lope de Aguirre's {{ambition|IsEvil}} is what ruins the expedition.



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* DownerEndingDownerEnding: [[spoiler:The entire expedition goes utterly wrong. Everybody dies, and the last scene is Aguirre completely snapping while drifting along the Amazon, surrounded by monkeys and corpses.]]


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* ProtagonistTitle
14th Nov '15 7:05:23 PM nombretomado
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The film kickstarted Herzog’s career and was the first of several collaborations with Kinski. [[TroubledProduction The filming was said to be a nightmare]]. For example, according to legend, Herzog directed Kinski at gunpoint when the actor refused to follow his commands. Herzog insists that the story is apocryphal, and that he [[SarcasmMode merely]] threatened to shoot both Kinski and himself should the actor choose to quit the film. RogerEbert regularly listed it on his top ten movies of all time.

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The film kickstarted Herzog’s career and was the first of several collaborations with Kinski. [[TroubledProduction The filming was said to be a nightmare]]. For example, according to legend, Herzog directed Kinski at gunpoint when the actor refused to follow his commands. Herzog insists that the story is apocryphal, and that he [[SarcasmMode merely]] threatened to shoot both Kinski and himself should the actor choose to quit the film. RogerEbert Creator/RogerEbert regularly listed it on his top ten movies of all time.
24th Oct '15 4:53:00 PM QueenMarine
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** Inez walks off into the forest after getting fed up with the whole expedition and is never heard from again.
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