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Confessions of Felix Krull (1957)

Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Horst Buchholz ... Felix Krull
Liselotte Pulver ... Zaza
Ingrid Andree ... Zouzou Kuckuck
Susi Nicoletti Susi Nicoletti ... Madame Houpflé
Paul Dahlke ... Professor Kuckuck
Ilse Steppat ... Maria Pia Kuckuck
Walter Rilla ... Lord Kilmarnock
Alice Treff ... Venostas Mutter
Peer Schmidt Peer Schmidt ... Marquis de Venosta
Karl Ludwig Lindt Karl Ludwig Lindt ... Venostas Vater
Werner Hinz Werner Hinz ... Stabsarzt
Heinz Reincke Heinz Reincke ... Stanko
Paul Henckels ... Schimmelpreester
Heidi Brühl ... Eleanor
Ralf Wolter Ralf Wolter ... Gestellungspflichtiger
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Taglines:

"I love the world and the world loves me!" (and so it did) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 April 1957 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Confessions of Felix Krull See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany See more »

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Production Co:

Filmaufbau See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Klangfilm-Eurocord-Magnetocord)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The American distributor billed Horst Buchholz as "Henry Bookholt" to help disguise the foreign origins of the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Horst Buchholz... mein Papa (2005) See more »

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Very noble
4 December 2000 | by Mort-31See all my reviews

A really entertaining comedy! I don't know the original novel by Thomas Mann but the film doubtless did justice to Mann's language. It's a pleasure to hear Horst Buchholz in the role of Felix Krull leading everybody up the garden path with hilarious wordiness! I enjoyed every minute of this movie. It's true that it's old-fashioned but that's what makes up its attraction.


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