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La leggenda di Kaspar Hauser (2012)

Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community.

Director:

Davide Manuli

Writers:

Giuseppe Genna (additional material), Davide Manuli
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vincent Gallo ... Pusher / Sheriff
Claudia Gerini ... Duchessa (Duchess)
Elisa Sednaoui ... Puttana (Whore)
Fabrizio Gifuni ... Prete (Priest)
Silvia Calderoni Silvia Calderoni ... Kaspar Hauser
Marco Lampis Marco Lampis ... Drago
Tonino Fenu Tonino Fenu ... Asinaro (Mule Man)
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Arrived on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community. To get rid of the blond intruder, she seeks the assistance of Pusher, a criminal with whom he has a relationship, who knows how to get rid of the "enemy". Too bad he did not reckon with the Sheriff, a DJ who considers Kaspar as the new Messiah. Written by Davide Manuli

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Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English | French

Release Date:

13 June 2013 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Legend of Kaspar Hauser See more »

Filming Locations:

Asinara, Sardinia, Italy

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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whatever the intention of this version, it suffers from being BORING
12 November 2012 | by phesboySee all my reviews

Half decent soundtrack with a couple of beautiful tracks hiding among several less exciting numbers. To be honest though, the music probably benefited from TLOKH being so outrageously boring. Every time a tune kicked in it was a welcome relief.

It took every ounce of diet pepsi and will power to stay awake and present.

There's nothing entertaining or imaginative here in the script and acting to keep you engaged. Scenes are too long and sparse and repetitive dialogue serves to be little more than tiresome and frustrating. This Kasper probably ought to have been put down immediately for everyone's good. The film would have been far more entertaining and surreal had it been 10 minutes long.


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