A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Tram in SP (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In a small town in the Basque country, Lucas and Maria are an elderly brother and sister. They share a house with their memories and the ghosts of the people they have loved throughout ... See full synopsis »

Director: Aitzol Aramaio
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Daniel Brühl, Julieta Serrano
Farland (2004)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Axel and Karla are an ill-matched couple in a borderline situation. The two meet in the hospital. Axel is keeping watch at his son's bedside and Karla is waiting for some sign of life from ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Klier
Stars: Laura Tonke, Richy Müller, Daniel Brühl
Lila, Lila (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

David, a waiter, finds an unpublished manuscript in a dresser drawer. To impress a girl, he claims to be the author. When the novel becomes a best-seller the real author introduces himself in his life and begins to take-over David's life.

Director: Alain Gsponer
Stars: Daniel Brühl, Hannah Herzsprung, Henry Hübchen
Die Wolke (2006)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

DIE WOLKE (The Cloud) is about a breakdown of a nuclear power station in Germany and the story of two teenager-lovers Hannah and Elmar who take refuge. 38.000 people die and Hannah unfortunately becomes contaminated.

Director: Gregor Schnitzler
Stars: Paula Kalenberg, Franz Dinda, Hans-Laurin Beyerling
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A recent high school grad still pines for an old classmate, and devises a stunt to get her attention.

Director: Benjamin Quabeck
Stars: Daniel Brühl, Jessica Schwarz, Marie-Lou Sellem
Dinosaurier (2009)
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Leander Haußmann
Stars: Eva-Maria Hagen, Ezard Haußmann, Walter Giller
King's Road (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After 3 years abroad Junior returns to Iceland with his set of problems hoping that his father can sort them out but his homecoming isn't quite what he had expected.

Director: Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Daniel Brühl, Gísli Örn Garðarsson
Elefantenherz (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Daniel Brühl stars as a talented boxer, accepting an offer of a dubious businessman to become a professional. Marko Stemper, 19 years old, comes from a disadvantaged background and works as... See full summary »

Director: Züli Aladag
Stars: Daniel Brühl, Manfred Zapatka, Jochen Nickel
Boy 7 II (2015)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A teenager wakes up in a subway car with no memory of how he got there or who he is.

Director: Özgür Yildirim
Stars: David Kross, Emilia Schüle, Ben Münchow
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Roland Suso Richter
Stars: Oliver Korittke, Arman Inci, Ercan Durmaz
Vaya con Dios (2002)
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three monks are making their way from Germany to a monastry in Italy, because they cannot afford the rent for their facility any longer.

Director: Zoltan Spirandelli
Stars: Michael Gwisdek, Daniel Brühl, Traugott Buhre
John Rabe (2009)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

Director: Florian Gallenberger
Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Daniel Brühl, Steve Buscemi
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

9 October 2008 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Krabat - Aprendiz de Feiticeiro  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€10,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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 »

Connections

Version of The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Allein Allein
by Polarkreis18
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dark movie, but a bit predictable
28 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I went to see this movie a couple of days ago, not knowing what to expect. I never read the book.

I kind of liked it, but it wasn't as good as I hoped it would be.

It was really easy to predict the way the story unfolded and in the end it's just another 'love conquers all' storyline. (which isn't that bad, because we all want love to conquer, don't we?)

I found the transformation to ravens was very beautifully done. And there's the scene when Krabat meets his girl, which was a nice way to visualize the magic.

I enjoyed myself with this movie, but I don't think I will remember it a year from now...


7 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed