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15 Ratings

The Kaiser's Lackey | Man of Straw

Der Untertan

Directed by Wolfgang Staudte
East Germany, 1951
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Diederich Hessling, a “sissy” and mother’s pet, is scared of everything and everyone. But as he grows up, he comes to realize that he has to offer his services to the powers-that-be, if he wants to wield power himself.

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The Kaiser's Lackey | Man of Straw Directed by Wolfgang Staudte

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