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Michael Steiner, Pascal Walder

Nacht der Gaukler (Nacht der gaukler)

Edition 1997
89' - 1996 - Drama - Dialogue: German
Director: Michael Steiner, Pascal Walder Composer: Adrian Frutiger With: Pascal Ulli, Ingrid Sattes, Hans-Peter Ulli, Thomas Martin, Alexander Seibt
Klaus Koska is being pursued. After he happens to witness a murder and discovers that no one at the ministry is prepared to believe his story, he barricades himself in his apartment. An enormous crate, which suddenly appears there, as well as his affectionate neighbour Marlene and the importunate dental patient Hermann Schmidt, intensify Koska’s persecution complex to the point where he is convinced that someone is out to get him. He is still not yet aware, however, that Lubitsch, the Minister of Justice, personally intends to eliminate him as the only witness to the murder, and to set himself up as dictator that very evening. All too late, Koska realizes that the crate in his apartment is to be used to hide his corpse.

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Credits

Director

Michael Steiner, Pascal Walder

Composer

Adrian Frutiger

With

Pascal Ulli, Ingrid Sattes, Hans-Peter Ulli, Thomas Martin, Alexander Seibt

Scenario

Jürg Brändli

Director of Photography

Pascal Walder

Editor

Jürg Brändli, Maeve Farias, Michael Steiner

Producer

Michael Steiner, Pascal Walder

More information

Dialogue

German

Countries of production

Switzerland

Year

1996

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