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18 Ratings

End of the Game

Der Richter und sein Henker

Directed by Maximilian Schell
West Germany, Italy, 1975
Drama, Thriller, Crime


Based on the novel The Judge and his Hangman by Friedrich Durrenmatt. Traces the efforts of a veteran Swiss police inspector to finally nail a criminal industrial baron who, thirty years previously, killed the inspector’s assistant.

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End of the Game Directed by Maximilian Schell

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1975 | Winner: Silver Seashell

German Film Awards

1979 | 2 wins including: Best Editing (Gold)

1979 | 2 nominations including: Best Direction (Gold)

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