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The Haunted Castle

Das Spukschloß im Spessart

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


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.

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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)

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