The Castle (1968 film)
|Directed by||Rudolf Noelte|
|Produced by||Rudolf Noelte
|Written by||Franz Kafka
|Edited by||Dagmar Hirtz|
The Castle (German: Das Schloß) is a 1968 West German film directed by Rudolf Noelte and starring Maximilian Schell, Cordula Trantow, Trudik Daniel and Helmut Qualtinger. It is based on the 1926 eponymous novel by Franz Kafka. The film won two German Film Awards. It was chosen as West Germany's official submission to the 44th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not manage to receive a nomination. It was also listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France.
- Maximilian Schell – 'K'
- Cordula Trantow – Frieda
- Trudik Daniel – Innkeeper's Wife
- Friedrich Maurer – Mayor
- Helmut Qualtinger – Burgel
- Else Ehser – Mizzi
- E. O. Fuhrmann – Momus
- Karl Hellmer – Schoolmaster
- Benno Hoffmann – Uniformed Man
- Hanns Ernst Jäger – Landlord
- Iva Janzurová – Olga
- Georg Lehn – Barnabas
- Leo Mally – Gerstäcker
- Franz Misar – Arthur
- Johann Misar – Jeremiah
- Armand Ozory – Erlanger
- Hans Pössenbacher – Innkeeper
- Martha Wallner – Amalia
- List of submissions to the 44th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of German submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- H. G. Pflaum. "On the history of the German candidates for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film". German Films. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
- Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- "Festival de Cannes: The Castle". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
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