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Ludwig II (2012)

130 min | Biography, Drama, History

A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ...See moreA dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous political commitment to his obsessive construction of extravagant palaces and to his gradual withdrawal into a lonely dream world, an epic narrative of breathtaking grandeur. Written by Anonymous See less
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Directors
Marie Noëlle (as Marie Noelle) | Peter Sehr
Writers
Marie Noëlle (as Marie Noelle) | Peter Sehr
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Release date
Dec 26, 2012 (Germany)

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52 cast members
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Sabin Tambrea
Ludwig II. Ludwig II.   See fewer
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Sebastian Schipper
Ludwig II. im Alter Ludwig II. im Alter   See fewer
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Hannah Herzsprung
Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich   See fewer
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Edgar Selge
Richard Wagner Richard Wagner   See fewer
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Friedrich Mücke
Richard Hornig Richard Hornig   See fewer
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Justus von Dohnányi
Johann (Freiherr von) Lutz Johann (Freiherr von) Lutz   See fewer
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Samuel Finzi
Lakai Lorenz Mayr Lakai Lorenz Mayr   See fewer
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Tom Schilling
Prinz Otto Prinz Otto   See fewer
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Paula Beer
Sophie Herzogin in Bayern Sophie Herzogin in Bayern   See fewer
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Uwe Ochsenknecht
Prinz Luitpold Prinz Luitpold   See fewer
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Peter Simonischek
Ludwig Freiherr von der Pfordten Ludwig Freiherr von der Pfordten   See fewer
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Gedeon Burkhard
Graf Maximilian von Holnstein Graf Maximilian von Holnstein   See fewer
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Katharina Thalbach
Königin Marie Königin Marie   See fewer
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Axel Milberg
König Maximilian II. König Maximilian II.   See fewer
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August Schmölzer
Bernhard von Gudden Bernhard von Gudden   See fewer
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Michael Fitz
Herzog Maximilian in Bayern Herzog Maximilian in Bayern   See fewer
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Franz Dinda
Heinrich Vogel Heinrich Vogel   See fewer
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Christophe Malavoy
Kaiser Napoleon III. Kaiser Napoleon III.   See fewer
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Bernd Birkhahn
Otto von Bismarck Otto von Bismarck   See fewer
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Volker Michalowski
Friseur Hoppe (as Volker Zack Michalowski) Friseur Hoppe (as Volker Zack Michalowski)   See fewer
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André Eisermann
Karl Hesselschwerdt Karl Hesselschwerdt   See fewer
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Markus Voellenklee
Pfleger Mauder (as Markus Völlenklee) Pfleger Mauder (as Markus Völlenklee)   See fewer
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Wowo Habdank
Pfleger Hack Pfleger Hack   See fewer
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Karl Fischer
Staatsminister Eduard von Bomhard Staatsminister Eduard von Bomhard   See fewer
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Fanny Krausz
Frieda (as Fanny Luisa Krausz) Frieda (as Fanny Luisa Krausz)   See fewer
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Gerti Drassl
Hofdame Mathilde Hofdame Mathilde   See fewer
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August Wittgenstein
Alfred Graf von Dürckheim Alfred Graf von Dürckheim   See fewer
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Anja Kampe
Malwine Schnorr von Carolsfeld als Isolde Malwine Schnorr von Carolsfeld als Isolde   See fewer
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Wolfgang Schwaninger
Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld als Tristan Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld als Tristan   See fewer
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Martin Petzold
Joseph Tichatschek als Lohengrin Joseph Tichatschek als Lohengrin   See fewer
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JennyRebecca Winans
Eine Sängerin als Junge Elsa Eine Sängerin als Junge Elsa   See fewer
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Lilly Forgách
Ludovika Herzogin in Bayern (as Lilly Forgach) Ludovika Herzogin in Bayern (as Lilly Forgach)   See fewer
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Stefan Merki
Dr. Franz Xaver von Gietl Dr. Franz Xaver von Gietl   See fewer
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Bernhard Jell
Königlicher Leibarzt Königlicher Leibarzt   See fewer
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Heide Jablonka
Frau Lutz Frau Lutz   See fewer
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Andreas Buntscheck
Chevauleger Emil Chevauleger Emil   See fewer
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Martin Walch
Mann im Theater Mann im Theater   See fewer
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Markus Böker
Bezirksamtmann Bruckner Bezirksamtmann Bruckner   See fewer
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Anton Figl
Techniker Techniker   See fewer
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Gerhard Acktun
Älterer Techniker Älterer Techniker   See fewer
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Fabian Stromberger
Junger Lohengrin Junger Lohengrin   See fewer
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Manfred Andrae
General Ringelmann General Ringelmann   See fewer
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Ralf Zimmermann
Erzbischof Gregor von Scherr Erzbischof Gregor von Scherr   See fewer
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Josef Navrátil
Hofphotograph Franz S. Hanfstaengl Hofphotograph Franz S. Hanfstaengl   See fewer
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Jochen Gosch
Kutschenhandwerker Kutschenhandwerker   See fewer
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Gert Wilden Jr.
Dirigent Hans von Bülow (as Gert Wilden jun.) Dirigent Hans von Bülow (as Gert Wilden jun.)   See fewer
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Richard Whilds
Wagners Korrepetitor Wagners Korrepetitor   See fewer
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Josef Brandmaier
Staatsminister (uncredited) Staatsminister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johannes Casell
von Guddens Assistent (uncredited) von Guddens Assistent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Klaus Schaefer
Staatsminister (uncredited) Staatsminister (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 700 votes