Revista de filosofía
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NEIRA, Hernán. EL INDIVIDUO INQUIETANTE EN LA PELÍCULA AGUIRRE, LA CÓLERA DE DIOS, DE WERNER HERZOG. Rev. filos. [online]. 2007, vol.63, pp. 73-86. ISSN 0718-4360. doi: 10.4067/S0718-43602007000100005.
In the following pages, inspiredby Sartre s concept of "regard" and Foucault's concept of "panopticon, " we consider the role of regarding and of panóptica! watching in the film Aguirre, God's Wrath (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottesj, by Werner Herzog. We point out how the bodies of Aguirre 's fellow conquistadors are dominated by him; how, by this relation they are transformed; and, finally, we discuss the meaning and nature of the film, which is more linked with the representation of a sublime individual (in the Kantian sense of the word erhabenj than with a mere story about the American Conquest.
Palabras clave : panopticon; Werner Herzog; Sartre; Foucault; conquest of America.