The Prince of Homburg


1h 25m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in the 17th century, a psychological drama centering on the young, hotheaded Prince of Homburg who commanded the German calvary during the Thirty Year War against the Swedes; and who eventually defeated the Swedish invaders on the field in a daring attack, but in doing so, had disobeyed orders f

Film Details

Also Known As
Heinrich von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg, Il Principe di Homburg di Einrich vin Kleist, Prince of Homberg, The, Prince of Homburg, principe di Homburg
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Set in the 17th century, a psychological drama centering on the young, hotheaded Prince of Homburg who commanded the German calvary during the Thirty Year War against the Swedes; and who eventually defeated the Swedish invaders on the field in a daring attack, but in doing so, had disobeyed orders from his commander and mentor, the Grand Elector of Brandenburg. Regardless of the Prince's necessary and victorious role in defeating the Swedes, he's forced to suffer the consequences for defying order.

Film Details

Also Known As
Heinrich von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg, Il Principe di Homburg di Einrich vin Kleist, Prince of Homberg, The, Prince of Homburg, principe di Homburg
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States on Video September 23, 2003

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video September 23, 2003

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.)