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The Prince of Homburg (1997)

Il principe di Homburg (original title)
The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory. He is court martialled however for disobeying orders and sentenced to... See full summary »

Director:

Marco Bellocchio

Writers:

Heinrich von Kleist (play), Marco Bellocchio (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrea Di Stefano ... Prince of Homburg
Barbora Bobulova ... Natalia
Toni Bertorelli Toni Bertorelli ... Elector
Anita Laurenzi Anita Laurenzi ... Electoress
Fabio Camilli Fabio Camilli ... Hohenzollern
Gianluigi Fogacci Gianluigi Fogacci
Italo Dall'Orto Italo Dall'Orto
Bruno Corazzari ... Kottwitz
Diego Ribon Diego Ribon
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Sparren
Federico Scribani Federico Scribani ... Capt. Stranz (as Federico Scribani Rossi)
Memo Dini Memo Dini
Marco Piccioni Marco Piccioni
Riccardo Diana Riccardo Diana
Barbara Chiesa Barbara Chiesa
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Storyline

The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory. He is court martialled however for disobeying orders and sentenced to death. His love who is now to be betrothed to the King of Sweden, following his execution appeals to the Elector, her uncle, on his behalf, as do his comrades in battle. He must also contend with his own desire to live and conflicting sense of honour. Written by <d.mcdaid@lse.ac.uk>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

10 November 1997 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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