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by Peter Sehr, Marie Noëlle


Ludwig II is one of the great romantic figures of history. No visitor to Bavaria can escape him or his castles, as almost four million of them a year would testify. To enter his world is to experience the real magic kingdom. 125 years after his death, Ludwig’s world of poetry and fantasy still fascinates, transcending language and cultural peculiarities. Who was this man who did not fit his time, whom some held to be mad and others for one of the great minds of his age?

original title: Ludwig II
country: Germany, Austria
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH (a brand of Telepool GmbH)
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Peter Sehr, Marie Noëlle
film run: 143'
release date: DE 26/12/2012
screenplay: Peter Sehr, Marie Noëlle
cast: Sabin Tambrea, Hannah Herzsprung, Paula Beer, Edgar Selge, Samuel Finzi, Justus von Dohnányi, Friedrich Mücke, Tom Schilling, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Axel Milberg
cinematography by: Christian Berger
producer: Matthias Esche, Jan S. Kaiser, Ronald Mühlfellner
production: Bavaria Film, Dor Film, Warner Bros Entertainment Germany, Rolize, B.A. Produktion GmbH, BR Bayerischer Rundfunk, ARD Berlin, WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, SWR – Südwestrundfunk, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
backing: FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Board, MEDIA, Bayerischer Bankenfonds, Film Location Austria, Filmfonds Vienna, Austrian Film Institute, State of Lower Austria, Cine Tirol
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment Germany
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