The Last Illusion

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The Last Illusion
The Last Illusion.jpg
Directed byJosef von Báky
Written byFritz Kortner
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyWerner Krien
Edited byWolfgang Becker
Music byGeorg Haentzschel
Production
company
Objectiv Film
Distributed bySchorcht Filmverleih
Release date
  • 19 April 1949 (1949-04-19)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The Last Illusion (German: Der Ruf) is a 1949 German drama film directed by Josef von Báky and starring Fritz Kortner, Johanna Hofer and Lina Carstens.[1] It was entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The film's sets were designed by Fritz Lück, Fritz Maurischat and Hans Sohnle.

Synopsis[edit]

A Jewish university professor returns from exile following the end of the Second World War. His hopes of rebuilding a new Germany are undermined by the continuing antisemitism of his colleagues and students.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hake p. 103
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Last Illusion". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 8 January 2009.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hake, Sabine. German National Cinema. Routledge, 2002.

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