For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

The Haunted Castle

Das Spukschloß im Spessart

Directed by Kurt Hoffmann
West Germany, 1960
Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

Synopsis

From her father Charlotte inherits a dilapidated castle near the small German town of Bonn. The castle is encumbered with debt, but five ghosts who live there – former robbers from the Spessart forests – decide to help her. However their unconventional methods get Charlotte in trouble.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Haunted Castle Directed by Kurt Hoffmann

Awards & Festivals

Moscow International Film Festival

1961 | Winner: Silver Prize (1959-1967)

German Film Critics Association Awards

1961 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

German Film Awards

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