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The Ruler

Der Herrscher

Directed by Veit Harlan
Germany, 1937


Der Herrscher portrays Emil Jannings as a dedicated leader who fights the capitalist greed of his board of directors in order to assure the well-being of his twenty thousand workers.

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The Ruler Directed by Veit Harlan

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1937 | Winner: Best Actor (Volpi Cup)

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