Doktor Faustus

Doktor Faustus

BR Deutschland 1981/1982, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Adaptation of the eponymous novel by Thomas Mann. It′s the fictional life story of composer Adrian Leverkühn, who, driven by his ambition to strive for excellence and to surpass human boundaries, strikes a deal with the devil and knowingly infects himself with syphilis. He experiences years of grandeur and genius, but then finally the time arrives when he has to pay the price for his glory.

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Credits

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Director:Franz Seitz
Screenplay:Franz Seitz
based on:Thomas Mann (Roman)
Director of photography:Rudolf Blaháček
Assistant camera:Christoph Schlingensief
Production design:Rolf Zehetbauer
Set design:Vlastimir Gavrik (Art Director)
Music:Rolf A. Wilhelm
  
Cast: 
Jon FinchAdrian Leverkühn
Hanns ZischlerDr. Serenius
Heinz WeissJonathan Leverkühn
Margot HielscherSenatorin Rodde
Siemen RühaakSchwertfeger
André HellerSatan
Marie-Hélène BreillatMarie Godeau
Gaby DohmAdrians Mutter Elisabeth Leverkühn
Lothar-Günther BuchheimDr. Erasmi
Balduin Baas
Veronika Fitz
Johanna Elbauer
Toni Berger
Otto Mächtlinger
Hans Korte
Gudrun Gabriel
Marie Lebée
Adrian Mann
Felix Mitterer
Gerhard Polt
  
Production company:Franz Seitz Filmproduktion (München), Iduna Film GmbH (München), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München)
Producer:Franz Seitz
Production assistant:Steffen Malzacher
Length:3750 m, 137 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 24.08.1982, 53315, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 16.09.1982, Hamburg

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Originaltitel (DE) Doktor Faustus

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Original

Length:3750 m, 137 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 24.08.1982, 53315, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 16.09.1982, Hamburg