Utz (film)

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Directed by George Sluizer
Produced by John Goldschmidt
Written by Hugh Whitemore
Bruce Chatwin
Starring Armin Mueller-Stahl
Brenda Fricker
Peter Riegert
Paul Scofield
Music by Nicola Piovani
Cinematography Gérard Vandenberg
Edited by Lin Friedman
Distributed by First Run Features
Release date
Running time
98 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Utz is a 1992 dramatic film directed by George Sluizer, produced by John Goldschmidt and starring Brenda Fricker, Peter Riegert and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Mueller-Stahl won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

The film is based on the 1988 novel Utz by Bruce Chatwin, who also co-wrote the screenplay.


An art dealer goes to Prague after the death of a friend, Baron von Utz, to obtain the Baron's priceless Meissen porcelain collection. He meets an old friend, Orlik, who tells him about the Baron's past while he struggles to discover what happened to the collection.



  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1992 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 

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