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Man on Horseback

Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
West Germany, 1969
Biography, Drama, Romance


Based on Heinrich von Kleist’s novella about a 16th century horse trader, unjustly treated by callous aristocrats, who becomes a leader of a band of outlaws that is the scourge of the land.

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Man on Horseback Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1969 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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