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Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell (1969)

M | | Drama | May 1969 (USA)
It's medieval times. Kohlhaas merchants with horses. When going to the local fair to sell his horses, is forced by a noble to leave him part of the merchandise as payment for traveling ... See full summary »

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Kurt Meisel ...
Kanzler
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Kurfürst
Gregor von Rezzori ...
Kunz
Peter Weiss ...
Richter (as Peter Weiß)
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Katrina - Marketenderin
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Nagel (as Relia Basic)
Inigo Jackson ...
Wenzel von Tronka
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Herse
Anthony May ...
Peter
Tim Ray ...
Tony
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Stern (as Ivan Palluch)
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It's medieval times. Kohlhaas merchants with horses. When going to the local fair to sell his horses, is forced by a noble to leave him part of the merchandise as payment for traveling through his land, promising to give it back when the fair is over. When he returns, the horses are almost dead, and the man refuse to respond, so Kohlhass begins to fight unsuccesfuly against the injustice Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Also Known As:

Man on Horseback  »

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Where is this movie available for purchase?
13 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie on late night TV in 1975. Actually that is the only time I have ever seen it. It must have made some kind of good impression on me or I would not remember it. HBO about 10 years ago made a version called "The Jack Bull," which takes place in Wyoming. HBO's version is nothing compared to the 1969 version with David Warner. This movie was the first time I recognized David Warner, although his career began many years before this movie.

I have searched for years to find a video--tape or DVD--of the movie but have found none available.

If anyone knows where I can buy a copy, please let me know. I once thought that all movies were available but I have never been able to find this one.


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