Mathias Kneißl

BR Deutschland 1970/1971 TV-Spielfilm

Summary

The film tells the story of the legendary bandit Mathias Kneißl who lived around the turn of the 19th century in Bavaria. His father and his grandfather who had also been an infamous bandit had already been killed by the police. After serving a sentence for civil disorder, Mathias tries to earn his living with honest work. But it does not take long until he reoffends the law. He flees to the Bavarian forests and already during his lifetime becomes a legendary figure as a bandit. In a large-scale mission, the police finally manage to capture Kneißl. In court, he is sentenced to death and is beheaded in Augsburg in February 1902.

 

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Credits

Director

Screenplay

Director of photography

Cast

Producer

All Credits

Director

Assistant director

Screenplay

Co-author

Director of photography

Assistant camera

2nd Camera unit

Lighting design

Set design

Make-up artist

Costume design

Assistant editor

Sound

Sound assistant

Cast

Producer

Line producer

Unit production manager

Location manager

Original distributor

Subsequent distributor

Shoot

    • 05.11.1970 - 05.12.1970: Weissenburg
Duration:
2581 m, 94 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,37
Video/Audio:
Eastmancolor, Ton
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 28.04.1971, 43522, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei;
FSK-Prüfung (DE): 11.06.1971, 43522 [2. FSK-Prüfung]

Screening:

Kinostart (DE): 28.05.1971

Titles

  • Originaltitel (DE) Mathias Kneißl

Versions

Original

Duration:
2581 m, 94 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,37
Video/Audio:
Eastmancolor, Ton
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 28.04.1971, 43522, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei;
FSK-Prüfung (DE): 11.06.1971, 43522 [2. FSK-Prüfung]

Screening:

Kinostart (DE): 28.05.1971

Awards

Deutscher Filmpreis 1971
  • Filmband in Gold, Nachwuchsschauspielerin
  • Filmband in Gold, Darstellerische Leistung
FF Benalmádena 1971
  • Grand Prix, Autoren-Wettbewerb