Aero Theatre Presents: Fitzcarraldo

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January 28th, 7:30 PM to 10:10 PM
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Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Aero Theatre Presents: Fitzcarraldo

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Rubber baron and music fanatic Fitzcarraldo (Klaus Kinski) journeys down the darkest byways of the Amazon to build an opera house at the rainforest’s heart. Like his title character, director Werner Herzog reaches an ambitious pinnacle of achievement here – the staggeringly impossible odds that seem to weigh against Fitzcarraldo ever reaching his goal were mirrored by Herzog’s own attempts to complete the film (which were chronicled in Les Blank’s astonishing documentary BURDEN OF DREAMS). Co-starring a ravishing Claudia Cardinale as Fitzcarraldo’s strong, outspoken paramour who believes in him. A must-see!

Aero Theatre Presents: Fitzcarraldo