The Ogre

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 118 min
A French prisoner of war, Abel Tiffauges ends up in far away East Prussia. He experiences the land and its life as a romantic adventure whether as factotum for the Reichsjagermeister, the Imperial Master Hunter Goering or as the minder of over 400... read more

A French prisoner of war, Abel Tiffauges ends up in far away East Prussia. He experiences the land and its life as a romantic adventure whether as factotum for the Reichsjagermeister, the Imperial Master Hunter Goering or as the minder of over 400 young men in Kaltenborn Castle.

Original Release

09/12/1996

US Release

12/11/1998

Cast

Dieter Laser Professor Blättchen
John Malkovich Abel Tiffauges
Marianne Sagebrecht Frau Netta
Heino Ferch SS-Officer Raufeisen / SS Officer Raufeisen
Gottfried John Chief Forester
Volker Spengler Fieldmarshall Göring / Fieldmarshall Hermann Göring
Agnes Soral Rachel
Armin Mueller-Stahl Count von Kaltenborn
Vernon Dobtcheff Lawyer / The Lawyer
Simon McBurney Brigadier / The Brigadier
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Volker Schlöndorff

Writers

Jean-Claude Carriere, Michel Tournier, Volker Schlöndorff

Cast

Dieter Laser Professor Blättchen
John Malkovich Abel Tiffauges
Marianne Sagebrecht Frau Netta
Heino Ferch SS-Officer Raufeisen / SS Officer Raufeisen
Gottfried John Chief Forester
Volker Spengler Fieldmarshall Göring / Fieldmarshall Hermann Göring
Agnes Soral Rachel
Armin Mueller-Stahl Count von Kaltenborn
Vernon Dobtcheff Lawyer / The Lawyer
Simon McBurney Brigadier / The Brigadier
Jacques Ciron State Attorney / The Judge
Luc Florian Prisoner of War / Prisoner of War #1
Marc Duret Prisoner of War / Prisoner of War #3
Patrick Floersheim Police Inspector / The Police Commissioner
Thierry Monfray Teacher
Laurent Spielvogel Prisoner of War / Prisoner of War #2
Sasha Hanau Martine
Philippe Sturbelle Prisoner of War / Prisoner of War #4
Caspar Salmon Young Abel
Daniel Smith Nestor

Producers

Claude Berri Executive Producer
Andreas Grosch Executive Producer
Lew Rywin Executive Producer
Jeremy Thomas Executive Producer
Gebhard Henke Producer
Ingrid Windisch Producer
Chris Auty Producer
Pierre Couveinhes Producer
Rainer Simon Producer

Editors

Nicolas Gaster, Peter Przygodda

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