Der Untertan

Directed by Wolfgang Staudte

The second in our trio of films by East German director Staudte is a daring DEFA adaptation of Heinrich Mann’s satirical novel about a ruthless local politician whose path to the top is over the ‘bodies’ of colleagues and neighbours. Introduced by regular Cornerhouse contributor Maggie Hoffgen. In association with the Goethe-Institut, Manchester. Tickets £3.00.

108 minutes

Country of origin:
East Germany

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