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Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)
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A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Krabat
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Tonda
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Meister - Evil Sorcerer
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Lyschko
Paula Kalenberg ...
Kantorka
Hanno Koffler ...
Juro
Anna Thalbach ...
Worschula
Charly Hübner ...
Michal
Moritz Grove ...
Merten
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Hanzo
Sven Hönig ...
Andrusch
Stefan Haschke ...
Staschko
David Fischbach ...
Lobosch
Daniel Steiner ...
Petar
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Kubo
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Storyline

1648. After the Thirty Years War, Germany is a wretched, plundered land, still ravished by the Black Death. Urchin Krabat gets separated from his beggar friends and finds refuge on the flourishing estate of the black miller. the hard worker gets initiated in his secret magic society. Only afterward he learns its terrible dark secrets, which spell death and/or solitude for the boys and their beloved village girls. A surprising friend offers a daring way out. Written by KGF Vissers

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9 October 2008 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Krabat - Aprendiz de Feiticeiro  »

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€10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Daniel Brühl has said this was the first time ever he agreed to be in a film without having read the screenplay or knowing who would be directing. See more »

Goofs

When Krabat and Tonda go on their nightly trip on Easter, the pentagram that has been painted on Krabat's forehead changes from clearly to barely recognizable from scene to scene. See more »

Crazy Credits

As soon as the 20th Century Fox fanfare ends the whole screen and the logo turns dark and crows are flying by See more »

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Version of Die schwarze Mühle (1975) See more »

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beautiful
6 April 2009 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

I am absolutely aesthetically satisfied by this film. So much out of the cliché. Great storyboard, visuals, acting and sound. It is actually a very profound film done with German precision. European film making in its best form. I haven't read the book and I don't really care about it whatsoever as in my opinion the film served its purpose. Passionate actors play combined with beautiful yet depressive atmosphere. Sadly sometimes sites like this one are doing us bad favours, we came to see medium ratings plus low voting activity and the film is lost...we never even give it a chance. Well, that one definitely proves us wrong. Bravo to all of you who took part in it.


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