The Countess

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The Countess is a 2009 French-German drama historical film written and directed by Julie Delpy. It stars Delpy, Daniel Brühl and William Hurt. It is based on the life of Elizabeth Báthory. The film is the third directorial effort by Delpy, who has said... read more
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The Countess is a 2009 French-German drama historical film written and directed by Julie Delpy. It stars Delpy, Daniel Brühl and William Hurt. It is based on the life of Elizabeth Báthory. The film is the third directorial effort by Delpy, who has said of the project that "it sounds like a gothic [story] but it's more a drama. It's more focusing on the psychology of human beings when they're given power."

Original Release

03/13/2009

Cast

Julie Delpy Erzebet Bathory
William Hurt Gyorgy Thurzo
Daniel Bruhl Istvan Thurzo
Anamaria Marinca Darvulia
Maria Simon Helena
Sebastian Blomberg Dominic Vizakna
Adriana Altaras Aunt Klara
Anna Maria Muhe Bertha
Jesse Inman King Matthias
Charly Hubner Ferenc Nadasdy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Julie Delpy

Writers

Julie Delpy

Cast

Julie Delpy Erzebet Bathory
William Hurt Gyorgy Thurzo
Daniel Bruhl Istvan Thurzo
Anamaria Marinca Darvulia
Maria Simon Helena
Sebastian Blomberg Dominic Vizakna
Adriana Altaras Aunt Klara
Anna Maria Muhe Bertha
Jesse Inman King Matthias
Charly Hubner Ferenc Nadasdy
Frederick Lau Janos
Katrin Pollitt Dorothea
Rolf Kanies Count Krajevo
Henriette Confurius Kayla
Andre Hennicke Andreas Berthoni (as André M. Hennicke)
Jeanette Hain Anna Bathory
Nora von Waldstatten Kati von Kraj
Nikolai Kinski Teacher
Paula Hartmann Erzebet Aged 6
Arnd Klawitter Judge

Producers

Christian Baute Executive Producer
Skady Lis Executive Producer
Martin Shore Executive Producer
Gordon Steel Executive Producer
Julie Delpy Producer
Matthew E. Chausse Producer
Hengameh Panahi Producer
Norbert Preuss Producer
Andro Steinborn Producer
Christopher Tuffin Producer

Editors

Andrew Bird

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