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Hermann´s Battle (1983)

To impose total subjugation over the Teutonic lands Varus, the Roman general, secretly tries to play Marbot, leader of the Suevi, off against Hermann, Prince of the Cheruscans. Hermann sees through the Roman intrigue and pretends to fall for it. By the use of camouflage and great cunning he manages to draw Varus and his legions into an ambush and eliminate them in a battle at the forest of Teutoburg.

Cast

Gert Voss, Kirsten Dene, Hans-Dieter Knebel, Ulrich Wesselmann, Lore Brunner, Branko Samarovski, Bernd Birkhahn, Bert Oberdorfer

Team

Director
Claus Peymann

Script
Drama von Heinrich von Kleist

Director of Photography
Thomas Mauch

Music
Heiner Goebbels

Producer
Regina Ziegler

Info

Broadcaster
ZDF

Genre
TV Play

Format
16 mm Farbe

Length
135 min.

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