Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King

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Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King
Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Produced by Hans Jürgen Syberberg
Screenplay by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Starring Harry Baer
Cinematography Dietrich Lohmann
Editing by Peter Przygodda
Studio TMS Film GmbH
Release dates
  • 23 June 1972 (1972-06-23)
Running time 140 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King (German: Ludwig - Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König) is a 1972 West German historical drama film directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, starring Harry Baer as Ludwig II of Bavaria. It is considered the first part in Syberberg's "German trilogy", before Karl May from 1974 and Hitler: A Film from Germany from 1977.[1] It won the Deutscher Filmpreis for Best Film and Best Screenplay.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hans Jürgen Syberberg". Filmportal.de (in German). German Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Ludwig - Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König". Filmportal.de (in German). German Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-03-08.