About

The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who feeds him.

7.9
110
Directed by

Werner Herzog

Written by

Werner Herzog (Screenplay)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

liberation nuremberg curious

Lists

#428 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#498 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?