The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Starring: Bruno S. Director: Werner Herzog
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1975
  • Label: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.77
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.77
  • Audio:
    • Mono - German
    • Subtitles - English - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Audio Commentary: Werner Herzog - Director, Norman Hill
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Biographies: Werner Herzog - Director

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring
Performer: &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Cannes 1975 - Jury Prize

Entertainment Reviews:

Total Film - 09/01/2001
"...[Bruno S is] as naturally enigmatic and vulnerable as his character..."
Uncut - 09/01/2004
"[A] once seen, never forgotten film..."
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2005
"[With an] indelible central performance by Bruno S..."

Plot Synopsis:

When a feral boy who was kept confined since birth inexplicably appears in a German town, the fascinated townspeople try to civilize him, only to eventually view him as a source of cruel amusement. Director Werner Herzog's film was inspired by a true story.

Plot Keywords:

Children | History | Period Piece | Theatrical Release | True Story

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: November 1, 1974 (Germany).
  • Filmed between June and August 1974.
  • Famous Fillipino director Kidlat Tahimik has a cameo role in THE MYSTERY OF KASPAR HAUSER as Hombrecito.
  • The film won a Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  • UPC: 013131156799
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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