Cardillac is a 1969 West German drama film directed by Edgar Reitz, starring Hans-Christian Blech and Catana Cayetano. It tells the story of a goldsmith who is so obsessed with his own craft that he murders his customers. The film is a modern adaptation of E. T. A. Hoffmann's novella Mademoiselle de Scuderi.
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|Directed by||Edgar Reitz|
|Produced by||Edgar Reitz|
|Screenplay by||Edgar Reitz|
|Based on||Mademoiselle de Scuderi by E. T. A. Hoffmann|
Edgar Reitz Filmproduktion
The film premiered on 28 August 1969 at the 30th Venice International Film Festival. It was released in West Germany on 1 March 1970.