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Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King

Ludwig - Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König

West Germany, Austria, 1972


The story of the legendary King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886), his opera interest and friendship with theatre personalities such as Richard Wagner and Joseph Kainz, and at the same time a reflection of the German 1800s.

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Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

Awards & Festivals

Valladolid International Film Festival

1974 | Winner: Jury Special Prize

German Film Awards

1972 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)

1972 | 2 nominations including: Best Direction (Gold)

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