Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?

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Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?
Scarabea poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Produced by Hans Jürgen Syberberg
Screenplay by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Based on "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy
Starring Walter Buschhoff (de)
Nicoletta Machiavelli
Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg (de)
Karsten Peters
Music by Eugen Thomass
Cinematography Petrus Schloemp (de)
Edited by Barbara Mondry
Production
company
TMS Film GmbH
Release date
  • 10 January 1969 (1969-01-10)
Running time
114 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need? (German: Scarabea - wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch?) is a 1969 West German drama film directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, starring Walter Buschhoff (de), Nicoletta Machiavelli, Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg (de) and Karsten Peters. It tells the story of a German tourist in Sardinia who goes on a hike which becomes a brutal experience. The film was Syberberg's first fiction film and uses motifs from the short story "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy. It won the Deutscher Filmpreis for Best Actor (Buschhoff) and Best Cinematography.[1]

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  1. ^ "Scarabea - Wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch?". Filmportal.de (in German). German Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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