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King Ampaw in Cobra Verde

Cobra Verde

1988 NR

Based on Bruce Chatwin's 1980 novel &NFi;The Viceroy of Ouidah&NFi_;, this adventure drama stars Klaus Kinski as a plantation overseer in 19th-century Brazil who, after falling out of favor with his boss, is sent to West Africa on a dangerous slave-buying mission that soon has him fighting for his life. Werner Herzog directed and wrote the screenplay for this German-language film, the last of several collaborations between Herzog and Kinski.