The Enigma Of Kaspar Hauser (PG)



Drama (1974)
109mins Ger

Starring: Bruno S, Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira
Director: Werner Herzog
Writer(s): Werner Herzog
Listings: London | Rest of UK and Ireland

Re-issue of Werner Herzog's 1974 classic, based on actual events. A mysterious young man by the name of Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in 19th century Nuremberg, unable to speak or, indeed to walk. Kindly professor Daumer takes the boy in and learns that Kaspar has been raised since birth in a dungeon. Intrigued by the case, Daumer attempts to reintroduce Kaspar back into polite society.

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LondonNet summary:
A welcome re-release by the BFI of German director Werner Herzog's breakthrough movie from 1974. If you are new to Herzog's films, there's no better place to start than this moody, odd and thoroughly memorable piece.


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