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Bend Sinister (1970)

Das Bastardzeichen (original title)
In a fictitious European city known as Padukgrad, where a government arises following the rise of a philosophy known as "Ekwilism", which discourages the idea of anyone being different from anyone else.

Director:

Herbert Vesely

Writers:

Vladimir Nabokov (novel), Harald Zusanek (teleplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helmut Käutner ... Adam Krug
Hans-Albert Martens Hans-Albert Martens ... Professor Hedron
Herbert Wilk Herbert Wilk ... Professor Beuret
Hellmut Grube Hellmut Grube ... Professor Orlik
Frank Nossack Frank Nossack ... Dr. Alexander
Fritz Haneke Fritz Haneke ... Rektor Azureus
Albert Bessler Albert Bessler ... von Embit
Heinrich Schweiger Heinrich Schweiger ... Paduk
Peter Lühr Peter Lühr ... Ember
Herbert Fleischmann ... Kristalsen
Martin Hirthe Martin Hirthe ... Maximow
Robert Dietl ... Quist
Peter Schiff Peter Schiff ... Krämer
Ulli Kinalzik Ulli Kinalzik ... Mac
Balduin Baas Balduin Baas ... Kol
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In a fictitious European city known as Padukgrad, where a government arises following the rise of a philosophy known as "Ekwilism", which discourages the idea of anyone being different from anyone else.

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

7 January 1970 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bend Sinister See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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