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A young army officer cannot come to terms with the fact that the Austro-Hungarian empire no longer exists after the First World War. Trotta is a very sensitive film, based on Joseph Roth’s novel Die Kapuzinergruft, about the main figure’s inability to comprehend the demise of an era.
Genre Literature, Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1972
Director Johannes Schaaf
Screenplay Johannes Schaaf, Maximilian Schell
Cinematography Wolfgang Treu
Cast András Báliant, Rosemarie Fendel, Doris Kunstmann, Elma Bulla, Heinrich Schweiger, Tomas Mayor
Producers Johannes Schaaf, Heinz Angermeyer
Production Companies Johannes Schaaf Filmproduktion/Munich, Independent-Film/Munich
Subtitled Version English
Awards German Film Awards 1972 Best Film & Best Direction