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The Prince of Homburg

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Year of participation 2006
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The Prince of Homburg
Producer(s) Pier Giorgio Bellocchio
Director(s) Marco Bellocchio
Script Marco Bellocchio
Director of Photography Giuseppe Lanci
Production designer Giantito Burchiellaro
Music by Carlo Crivelli
Sound Maurizio Argentier
Edit Francesca Calvelli
Cast Andrea Di Stefano, Barbora Bobulova, Toni Bertorelli,Anita Laurenzi, Fabio Camilli, Bruno Corazzari
 

Synopsis

Based on Heinrich von Kleist’s play. 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.

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