Jedermann (film)

Jedermann (English: Everyman) is a 1961 Austrian drama film directed by Gottfried Reinhardt, based on the 1911 play of the same title written by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.[1] The film was submitted as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 34th Academy Awards, but it was not selected as one of the five nominees in the category.[2]

Directed byGottfried Reinhardt
Produced byOtto Dürer
Written byHugo von Hofmannsthal (play)
StarringEwald Balser
CinematographyKurt Hasse
Release date
  • 21 December 1961 (1961-12-21)
Running time
96 minutes


Death is sent by God to summon the wealthy bon vivant Jedermann. In his time of greatest need, he is abandoned by his lover, friends and wealth.


See also


  1. "Jedermann". Retrieved 30 October 2011.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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