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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle

Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1974
Drama, Biography


Kaspar Hauser lives locked in a cellar, where he cannot see or speak to anyone. One day, a mysterious man pulls him out, teaches him to walk and talk, and then leaves him in the middle of a town square with a letter in his hand addressed to the authorities. Kaspar’s journey begins…

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Directed by Werner Herzog

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1975 | 3 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

1975 | Competition

Locarno International Film Festival

2013 | Premi speciali: Werner Herzog

The New York Film Festival


Transilvania International Film Festival

2011 | 3x3 Werner Herzog

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