El Dorado (1988 film)

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El Dorado
El Dorado (1988 film).jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Carlos Saura
Produced by Andrés Vicente Gómez
Written by Carlos Saura
Starring Omero Antonutti
Lambert Wilson
Inés Sastre
Eusebio Poncela
Music by Alejandro Massó
Cinematography Teodoro Escamilla
Edited by Pedro del Rey
Release date
  • 20 April 1988 (1988-04-20) (Spain)
Running time
149 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

El Dorado is a 1988 Spanish film written and directed by Carlos Saura. It was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


The film is about an expedition down the Amazon and Orinoco rivers in 1560 by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado. Taking some followers and family along on the journey, they descend into madness and battle the environment and each other.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: El Dorado". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 

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