Wie heiratet man einen König

Wie heiratet man einen König

DDR 1968, Spielfilm

Inhalt


Based on a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm: A farmer and his daughter, who received a share of land from the king, find a precious casket without a cover on the land. Against his daughter′s advice, the farmer brings the casket to the king who blames him to have stolen the cover and incarcerates him. To free her father, his daughter has to solve three puzzles. She boldly solves the puzzles; then, the not only smart but also beautiful daughter wins the king′s heart and becomes his wife. Now, she has her say in telling right and wrong concerning the deeds of the king′s subjects. This offends the king′s vanity and he throws her out of the castle. But he still loves her and so he grants her one last wish: she can take one thing with her that is dearest to her. – On the next morning, the king wakes up in a poor farmer′s parlour. Now, he gladly surrenders, and the king and his wife return to the royal castle.

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Credits

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Director:Rainer Simon
Assistant director:Eva Seemann
Screenplay:Günter Kaltofen, Rainer Simon
based on:Gebrüder Grimm (DE) (Märchen "Die kluge Bauerntochter")
Script editor:Gudrun Deubener, Margot Beichler
Director of photography:Claus Neumann
Assistant camera:Hans Rudolf Hattop, Wolfgang Reinke
Still photography:Hans Rudolf Hattop, Wolfgang Reinke
Production design:Hans Poppe
Set construction:Jochen Keller
Property master:Alfred Schulz
Make-up artist:Margarete Walther, Ursula Funk (Assistenz), Willy Grünwald (Assistenz), Karl-Heinz Wolter (Assistenz)
Costume design:Günther Heidemann
Editing:Margrit Brusendorff
Sound:Hans-Ulrich Langendorf, Klaus Wolter
Music:Peter Rabenalt
  
Cast: 
Cox HabbemaBauerntochter
Eberhard EscheKönig
Sigurd SchulzVater
Hannes FischerVogt
Peter DommischKilian
Jürgen HoltzVeit
Alfredo LugoKnut
Käthe ReichelUlrike
Gerd E. SchäferSteuereintreiber
Dieter MannGötz
Lilo GrahnHeide
Gudrun RitterRosine
Christa PasemannWibke
Franz BonnetBäuerlein
Jürgen KlaußGeorg
Johannes MausMüller
Hermann HiesgenHandelsmann
Irene FischerNonne
Günter ProppPastetenbäcker
Egon SchlegelWunderdoktor
Winfried GlatzederOchsenknecht
Günter ZschäckelOchsenknecht
Ingo ErtelUlrikes Sohn
Jürgen KlaußGeorg
  
Production company:DEFA-Studio für Spielfilme (Potsdam-Babelsberg) (Künstlerische Arbeitsgruppe "Jugend -und Kinderfilm")
Unit production manager:Irene Ikker
Location manager:Günter Propp, Harald Andreas
Original distributor:Progress Film-Verleih (Berlin/DDR)
Length:2176 m, 79 min
Format:35mm
Picture/Sound:Orwocolor, Mono
Screening:Uraufführung (DD): 23.02.1969, Wolterschart;
Kinostart (DE): 20.10.2011, WA

Titles

Originaltitel (DD) Wie heiratet man einen König
Arbeitstitel (DD) Die kluge Bauerntochter - Ein Märchen von Klugheit und Liebe

Versions

Original

Length:2176 m, 79 min
Format:35mm
Picture/Sound:Orwocolor, Mono
Screening:Uraufführung (DD): 23.02.1969, Wolterschart;
Kinostart (DE): 20.10.2011, WA