The Death of Empedocles

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For the original work by Friedrich Hölderlin, see Friedrich Hölderlin.
The Death of Empedocles
Directed by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
Written by Dietrich E. Sattler
Friedrich Hölderlin
Starring Martina Baratta
Cinematography Renato Berta
Release date(s)
  • February 1987 (1987-02)
Running time 132 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

The Death of Empedocles (German: Der Tod des Empedokles) is a 1987 West German drama film directed by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub. It was entered into the 37th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]



  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1987 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2011-03-02. 

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