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The Elixirs of the Devil (1976)

Die Elixiere des Teufels (original title)
Monk Medardus (Dieter Laser), administrator of the relic chamber of a Capuchin monastery, drinks from the elixirs of the devil and is confronted with the dark sides of his soul.

Director:

Manfred Purzer

Writers:

E.T.A. Hoffmann (novel), Manfred Purzer

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dieter Laser ... Medardus
Sylvia Manas Sylvia Manas ... Aurelie
Christine Buchegger ... Euphemie
Peter Brogle ... Peter Schönfeld
Rudolf Fernau ... Prior Leonardus
Karl Maria Schley Karl Maria Schley ... Cyrill
Martin Rosen Martin Rosen ... Spiridon
Horst Frank ... Dominikaner
Michael Kroecher Michael Kroecher ... Der Violette
Henning Schlüter Henning Schlüter ... Baron
Christof Wackernagel Christof Wackernagel ... Hermogen
Walter Ullrich Walter Ullrich ... Kriminalrichter
Peter Kuiper ... Kerkermeister
Heinrich Schweiger Heinrich Schweiger ... Papst
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hans Karl Friedrich Hans Karl Friedrich
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Storyline

Monk Medardus (Dieter Laser), administrator of the relic chamber of a Capuchin monastery, drinks from the elixirs of the devil and is confronted with the dark sides of his soul.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

4 November 1976 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Elixirs of the Devil See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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