the Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (W. Herzog, 1974)

Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle
Every man for himself and God against them all
DE (w.), 110 min

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the first of herzog’s two films starring the very intriguing bruno s.
based on the true and mysterious story of kaspar hauser,
the 19th-century german near-feral manchild,
depicted above.

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A young man suddenly appeared in the street in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to speak or walk, and bearing a strange note. The “foundling” (Findling) later explained that he had been held captive in a dungeon of some sort for his entire life and had only just been released, for reasons unknown…

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… and, yet later, suffered a mysterious death! whoomp, there it is.

imdb :: wiki

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1981 statue of Hauser erected in Ansbach, Bavaria (Bayern). (Looks a lot like Bruno S.)

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