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Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King

Ludwig - Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König

directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
West Germany 1972
  • 140 min
39 Ratings


In the first part of Syberberg’s German Trilogy, Harry Baer portrays the so-called “mad king,” who was the patron of Richard Wagner, the man who sold Bavaria to Prussia, and the builder of many a mythic castle in the Rhineland.