Woyzeck (1979)

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Released 7-Aug-2006
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Following the success of Nosferatu, Director Werner Herzog turned again to the classics with an intimate interpretation of Georg Büchner's harrowing play. Klaus Kinski plays Franz Woyzeck, a simple man, an infantry private, eager to please everyone, yet he is driven into the ground by his captain, experimented on by his doctor and cheated on by his wife Marie (Eva Mattes), who cannot resist the attentions of a handsome drum major and many of the other soldiers in the town.
As Woyzeck's world becomes increasingly hostile and threatening, he struggles with his sanity, pressing his ear to the ground, hearing voices that direct him to take violent action. Kinski again delivers a stunning portrayal of a man's descent into madness.
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Starring
Klaus Kinski
Eva Mattes
Wolfgang Reichmann
Willy Semmelrogge
Josef Bierbichler
Paul Burian
Volker Prechtel
Dieter Augustin
Irm Hermann
Wolfgang Bächler
Herbert Fux
Directed by
Werner Herzog
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Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding
Drama 1979 77:18 (Case: 80) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Video
Widescreen 1.66:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
German Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s)
Subtitles
English
Extras
Main Menu Audio, Gallery-Photo, Biographies-Cast & Crew, Theatrical Trailer, Trailer-Herzog Collection
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