& FREE Shipping
Arrives: Oct 2 - 9
Fastest delivery: Sep 30 - Oct 6
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from ACHILLES' REEL
Sold by ACHILLES' REEL
Ships from
ACHILLES' REEL

Sold by

& FREE Shipping. Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Minimal wear with little to no scratches found on disc. SHIPS FREE for PRIME MEMBERS!

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$65.00
+ $4.59 shipping
Sold by: DVDPosterVHS
Add to Cart
$69.95
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: MAMBO-MIKE
Add to Cart
$82.50
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: It's Show Time
Have one to sell?

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

4.0 out of 5 stars 33 ratings

Additional DVD options Edition Discs
Price
New from Used from
DVD
January 8, 2002
1
$59.99
$59.99 $11.36

Frequently bought together

  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
  • +
  • The American Friend (The Criterion Collection)
Total price: $80.99
Buy the selected items together

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser - The true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828. He had been held captive in a dungeon for his entire life that he could remember, and had only just been released, for reasons unknown. Who is this man, and who would want him dead?

Amazon.com

In his widely acclaimed attempt to fathom The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, director Werner Herzog probes a real-life mystery that has puzzled German society for nearly two centuries. In the title role, Herzog ingeniously cast the equally mysterious street musician Bruno S., whose mesmerizing performance is unique in the history of film. Isolated since infancy in a dank cellar, the now-adult Kaspar is abandoned in 1820s Nuremburg by his unknown custodian; townsfolk futilely speculate on his origins, and he's shaped by a bourgeois villager who places rigid, conflicting restraints on his new and peculiar perspective on the world around him. It's telling that Herzog's preferred title is Every Man for Himself and God Against All, for this is an eerily effective cautionary tale about an innocent man of nature who moves from one prison to another in a cruelly fateful universe. The mystery lingers, making The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser a deep, resonant reflection on the nature of humanity. --Jeff Shannon


Product details

  • Aspect Ratio : 1.77:1
  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
  • MPAA rating : s_medNotRated Unrated (Not Rated)
  • Product Dimensions : 7.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches; 4 Ounces
  • Director : Werner Herzog
  • Media Format : Anamorphic, Color, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Run time : 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Release date : January 8, 2002
  • Actors : Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge, Michael Kroecher
  • Dubbed: : French, Spanish
  • Subtitles: : English
  • Producers : Werner Herzog
  • Language : German (Dolby Digital 2.0), Unqualified
  • Studio : Starz / Anchor Bay
  • ASIN : B00005R248
  • Writers : Jakob Wassermann, Werner Herzog
  • Number of discs : 1
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.0 out of 5 stars 33 ratings