By People Staff
June 13, 1977 12:00 PM

Whither El Dorado, mythical city of the Incas? Nowhere, archeologists now seem sure. But Lope de Aguirre, a real-life 16th-century Spanish conquistador, and his band of explorers learned that the hard way: by two months of rafting through an Amazon River jungle, dodging cannibals and poisoned arrows. The trip is the stuff of which myths are made, and this German film—with Klaus Kinski’s quietly flipped-out, Queeg-like performance as Aguirre—makes it a contender for cult-film status. (Unrated)