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KARL MAY

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Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
West Germany, 1974
Avant-Garde, Biography

Synopsis

Karl May (1842-1912) was the first German writer to set his adventure novels in the American Old West. This biopic depicts his last decade,which he spent in and out of the courts, defending himself against a series of lawsuits that attempted to destroy his reputation and formidable popularity.

Synopsis

Karl May (1842-1912) was the first German writer to set his adventure novels in the American Old West. This biopic depicts his last decade,which he spent in and out of the courts, defending himself against a series of lawsuits that attempted to destroy his reputation and formidable popularity.

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Karl MayDirected byHans-Jürgen Syberberg

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Awards & Festivals

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São Paulo International Film Festival
1987
German Film Awards
1975 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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