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Mathias Kneissl (1970)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans Brenner ...
Ruth Drexel ...
Res Kneißl, Mathias' Mutter
Eva Mattes ...
Katharina Kneißl
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Mathilde Schreck
Frank Frey ...
Alois Kneißl
Péter Müller ...
Michl Pascolini, Bruder der Res
Andrea Stary ...
Cilli Kneißl
Kelle Riedl ...
Johann Patsch
Alfons Scharf ...
Vater Kneißl
Gustl Bayrhammer ...
Mühlbauer
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Flecklbauer
Heinz Hofer ...
Pfarrer
Kurt Raab ...
Fritz Rechthaler, Jungbauer
Friedrich Fettinger ...
Kutscher
Walter Sedlmayr ...
Polizist
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famous figure of anarchy
14 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

Kneissl is the Robin Hood or Butch Cassidy of Germany. Also Ringsgwandl made a song on him. Kneissl is a true anti-establishment figure a film can artfully reflect on. One of the main characters of German anarchy. The movie is also for those who like to see Bayrhammer, Schygulla, Mattes, Schlöndorff during their younger years. Kneissl was a robber who was executed after a brutal manhunt in rural bavaria. As a folk hero he was supported by the local farmers, which made it difficult for the 100+ policemen to get on him. There is a certain history of 18th century anarchy and weird characters in southern Germany, which are legends and always were admired by many young people.


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