The Judas of Tyrol

The Judas of Tyrol (German: Der Judas von Tirol) is a 1933 German historical drama film directed by Franz Osten and starring Fritz Rasp, Camilla Spira and Marianne Hoppe.[1]

The Judas of Tyrol
Directed byFranz Osten
Written by
Starring
Music byGottfried Huppertz
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byFriedel Buckow
Production
company
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 21 November 1933 (1933-11-21)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Jacoby.

Synopsis

The film is set in the early nineteenth century, when the Tyrol was under foreign occupation. The Tyrolean folk hero Andreas Hofer hides in the village of St Leonhardt, whose residents are preparing to stage their annual Passion Play. The film focuses on Raffl, a young farmhand cast in the role of Judas. Raffl gradually loses the ability to distinguish between role and reality.

Cast

References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 212

Bibliography

  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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