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Title The enigma of Kaspar Hauser / written, produced and directed by Werner Herzog
Published Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2001, 1974]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Her/Eok  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
8 mm
Summary Based on a real historical event, this is the story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who appeared in a small German town in 1820 after having lived in total isolation from humans since birth. He is taught to speak, read, and write by the townspeople, but is then mysteriously murdered. DVD
Notes Special features: Commentary with Werner Herzog and Norman Hill ; theatrical trailer ; Werner Herzog biography
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974 by Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
Colour recording system: NTSC ; region 1
Region 4 player
Credits Photography, Jorg Schmidt-Reitwein ; photography (dream sequence), Klaus Wyborn ; art direction, Henning V. Gierke ; music, Pachelbel, Orlando Di Lasso, Albinoni, Mozart
Performer Cast: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira
Notes DVD
In German with optional English subtitles
Subject Hauser, Kaspar, 1812-1833 -- Biography -- Drama.
Baden (Germany) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Drama.
Baden (Germany) -- History -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Herzog, Werner, 1942-
S., Bruno.
Ladengast, Walter.
Mira, Brigitte.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
Other Titles Original title: Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle
Also known as: Every man for himself and God against all