Man on Horseback

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Man on Horseback
German poster
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
Produced by Jerry Bick
Rob Houwer
Written by Edward Bond
Volker Schlöndorff
Clement Biddle Wood
Based on Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich von Kleist
Starring David Warner
Music by Stanley Myers
Cinematography Willy Kurant
Edited by Claus von Boro
Oceanic Filmproduktion GmbH
Release date
  • 11 April 1969 (1969-04-11) (West Germany)
Running time
99 minutes
Country West Germany
Language English

Man on Horseback (German: Michael Kohlhaas – der Rebell) is a 1969 German drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff based on the novel Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich Von Kleist. It was entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Another film based on the book was released at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Man on Horseback". Retrieved 8 April 2009. 

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