Another planet in the period of medieval times. An employee of the institute of experimental history from Earth, who is send under the name of noble don Rumata of Estor as a spy with a mission to contact the local resident of the institute, arrives in the city of Arkanar. But the resident perishes under an unlucky attempt to make a palace coup, and Rumata have to take his place as the resident. Soon he meets all the horrors of the medieval society - a peasant war, palace coups, mass executions. To continue to be an indifferent watcher of all these horrors turns out to be simply impossible...
Wenn Macht zur Ohnmacht wird und Wissen zum Fluch...
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The main requirement Strugatsky for the film was the presence of a Soviet director, preferably Alexei Herman, but the director was approved Fleischman. Because of its intractability and serious nature, the Strugatsky stopped monitoring the process of filming and, as a result, they did not like the resulting film. See more
Version of Hard to Be a God
Hard To Be A God
Performed by Grant Stevens See more