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  • Nathan der Weise (1922)
  • 128 min | Drama, History
Nathan der Weise (1922)
128 min | Drama, History

One of the main works of the Age of Enlightenment, a powerful plea in favour of tolerance, humanity and freedom of opinion. Set in the age of the crusades, it deals with the relations between the three monotheistic religions. Lessing ...See moreOne of the main works of the Age of Enlightenment, a powerful plea in favour of tolerance, humanity and freedom of opinion. Set in the age of the crusades, it deals with the relations between the three monotheistic religions. Lessing includes the historical figure of Sultan Saladin, the Jewish merchant Nathan is a portrait of his friend, the renowned philosopher Moses Mendelssohn - when the play was published in 1779, this was considered breaching a taboo. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür See less
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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (based on the play by) (as Lessing) | Hans Kyser (adaptation)
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Updated Dec 29, 1922

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Jan 2007 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Fritz Greiner
Sultan Saladin Sultan Saladin   See fewer
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Carl de Vogt
Assad von Filneck, sein Bruder / Junger Tempelherr Assad von Filneck, sein Bruder / Junger Tempelherr   See fewer
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Lia Eibenschütz
Sittah, seine Schwester Sittah, seine Schwester   See fewer
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Werner Krauss
Nathan Nathan   See fewer
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Margarete Kupfer
Daja, die christliche Pflegerin Rechas Daja, die christliche Pflegerin Rechas   See fewer
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Rudolf Lettinger
Klosterbruder Bonafides - früherer Reitknecht Assads Klosterbruder Bonafides - früherer Reitknecht Assads   See fewer
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Ferdinand Martini
Al-Hafi, Derwisch Al-Hafi, Derwisch   See fewer
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Ernst Schrumpf
Patriarch von Jerusalem Patriarch von Jerusalem   See fewer
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Max Schreck
Grossmeister der Tempelherren Grossmeister der Tempelherren   See fewer
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Wolfgang von Schwindt
Emir von Kurdistan (as Wolfgang v. Schwind) Emir von Kurdistan (as Wolfgang v. Schwind)   See fewer
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Ernst Matray
Spassmacher des Sultans Spassmacher des Sultans   See fewer
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Carl-Heinz Schroth
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 137 votes