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The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz (1967)

Die beispiellose Verteidigung der Festung Deutschkreutz (original title)
Four guys break into an old castle and find uniforms and military equipment. They then prepare to defend it from an imaginary enemy.

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Credited cast:
Peter Brumm
Georg Eska
Karl-Heinz Steffel
Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg
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Four guys break into an old castle and find uniforms and military equipment. They then prepare to defend it from an imaginary enemy.

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Also Known As:

A Defesa Sem Precedentes do Forte Deutschkreuz  »

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The main location is Schloss Deutschkreutz, which is an Austrian castle close to the border with Hungary (5 km away). The castle was used from 1945 to 1955 by the Sowjet military and was abandoned later. Since 1966 it belongs again to the artist Anton Lehmden, who is restoring the castle. See more »

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Referenced in Filmstunde: Filmstunde 1 (1991) See more »

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4 shorts by Herzog
29 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreutz, The (1966)

** (out of 4)

Herzog spoof of war and soldiers and the thoughts that creep into ones mind. There are a few funny jokes but again, nothing too interesting.

Last Words (1967)

** (out of 4)

Another Werner Herzog short, this one I'm guessing was meant to be some sort of spoof about people and their last words but none of it is all that funny.

Herakles (1960)

** (out of 4)

Werner Herzog's first film is about a young man who works out hoping to become very muscular one day. Nothing too interesting here.

Precautions About Fanatics (1969)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Herzog short is just one running gag about a fanatic at a race horse. A few laughs.


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