- 1 DVD (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Ampaw, King.Basile, Salvatore.Berling, Peter,Chatwin, Bruce,Herzog, Werner,Kinski, Klaus.Lewgoy, José.Stipetić, Lucki.
- Corporate Author
- Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
- Based on The viceroy of Ouidah / Bruce Chatwin.Cast: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile, Peter Berling, Nana Agyefi Kwame II of Nsein.Credits: Editor, Maximiliane Mainka ; music, Popol Vuh ; director of photography, Victor Ruzicka.DAVID0728.In German or English with optional English subtitles.Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.Summary: Francisco Manoel da Silva, 19th century, gun-toting Brazilian bandit known as the Cobra Verde, is unknowingly hired by the owner of a sugar plantation to keep his slaves in check, but instead, the Cobra manages to sleep with the landowner's daughters and impregnate them. In revenge, the owner sends the Cobra on a dangerous mission to sail to the West coast of Africa and reopen the slave trade, and the Cobra wages war with a local tribal king.