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The Good Soldier Schweik

Der brave Soldat Schwejk

Directed by Axel von Ambesser
West Germany, 1960
Comedy, Drama


During World War I, Schweik (played by Heinz Rühmann) is drafted into the Austro-Hungarian Army as soldier, where he is assigned to be an assistent to Lt. Lukas.

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The Good Soldier Schweik Directed by Axel von Ambesser

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1962 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Film (Silver Globe)

German Film Awards

1960 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Silver)

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