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Summary: The feared bandit Cobra Verde ( Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner wishes him gone. Rather than kill him,the owner sends Cobra Verde to Africa. The only white man in the area, Cobra Verde finds himself the victim of torture and humiliation. Later, he trains soldiers in a rebel army. Far from home, Cobra Verde is on the edge of madness.
Runtime: 111 min
Production: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Genres: Adventure, Drama
Countries: West Germany, Ghana
Language: English
Home Release Date: Oct 24, 2000
Director Credit
Werner Herzog Director
Writer Credit
Bruce Chatwin Writer
Werner Herzog Writer
Cast Credit
A. Kwesi Compson Cast
Benito Stefanelli Pedro Vicente
Carlos Mayolo Governor Of Bahia
Guillermo Coronel Euclides
José Lewgoy Don Octavio Coutinho
King Ampaw Taparica
Klaus Kinski Francisco Manoel Da Silva/Cobra Verde
Kofi Bryan Cast
Kofi Yerenkyi Bakoko
Kwesi Fase Kankpe
Nana Agyefi Kwame II Bossa Ahadee
Nana Fedu Abodo Yovogan
Pedro Oliveira Cast
Peter Berling Bernabé
Salvatore Basile Captain Fraternidade
Producer Credit
Francis Annan Co-Producer: Ghana Film Industry Corp.
George Smith Co-Producer: Ghana Film Industry Corp.
Kofi Bryan Co-Producer: Ghana Film Industry Corp.
Kofi Yerenkyi Co-Producer: Ghana Film Industry Corp.
Lucki Stipetic Producer
Salvatore Basile Co-Executive Producer
Walter Saxer Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: