Hans Jürgen Syberberg,
"The soul is a spacious realm into which we flee" - With Helmut Käutner as Karl May!
KARL MAY is the second part of Hans Jürgen Syberberg's Deutschland Trilogie, which also includes LUDWIG - REQUIEM FÜR EINEN JUNGFRÄULICHEN KÖNIG and HITLER, EIN FILM AUS DEUTSCHLAND. The biopic KARL MAY portrays the author's attempt to gain artistic recognition despite his controversial past.
Awards and Festivals
- Bundesfilmpreis 1975 - Filmband in Gold für Helmut Käutner als Bester Hauptdarsteller