Cinema

Michael Kohlhaas

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Duration
1 hr 56 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
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In 16th century Cévennes, horse dealer Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous life with his family. But when a lord treats him unjustly, the religious, honourable man raises an army of angry peasants and vagabonds and sets out to have his rights restored.

Directed by: Arnaud des Pallières (France, 2013)
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen (Michael Kohlhaas), David Bennent (César), Mélusine Mayance (Lisbeth), Roxane Duran (the princess), Delphine Chuillot (Judith), Bruno Ganz (the governor), Swann Arlaud (the baron), Sergi Lopez (the one-armed peasant), Amira Casar (the abbess)), Denis Lavant (the theologian)
Genre: biopic
Awards: Official selection (Cannes, 2013)
Parental guidance: TV-PG