Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?
|Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?|
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|
Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg
|Music by||Eugen Thomass|
|Edited by||Barbara Mondry|
TMS Film GmbH
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, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg 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.
- Walter Buschhoff as G. W. Bach
- Nicoletta Machiavelli as Scarabea
- Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg as Der Graf
- Karsten Peters as Regisseur
- Chris A. Holenia
- Rudolf Rhomberg
- Norma Jordan
- "Scarabea - Wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch?". Filmportal.de (in German). German Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
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