Der Held der westlichen Welt (1959)

A man comes into a pub and boasts that he has just killed his father. Instead of condemning him for the crime, the locals revel in his story and praise him for his deed, with the daughter ... See full summary »

Writer:

John Millington Synge (play)

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Cast

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Barbara Berg Barbara Berg ... Margaret Flaherty, genannt Pegeen Mike (as Barbara Brecht-Schall)
Ekkehard Schall Ekkehard Schall ... Shawn Keogh, Pegeens Cousin und Verlobter
Martin Flörchinger Martin Flörchinger ... Michael James Flaherty, Gastwirt, Pegeens Vater
Peter Kalisch Peter Kalisch ... Philly Cullen
Gerd Biewer Gerd Biewer ... Jimmy Farrell
Heinz Schubert ... Christopher Mahon
Agnes Kraus Agnes Kraus ... Witwe Qiun
Eva Brumby Eva Brumby ... Susan Bradey
Edith Trecker Edith Trecker ... Sarah Tansey
Katharina Lind Katharina Lind ... Nelly Tudor
Elsa Grube-Deister Elsa Grube-Deister ... Honor Blake
Harry Gillmann Harry Gillmann ... der Alte
Stefan Lisewski ... Moritatensänger
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Storyline

A man comes into a pub and boasts that he has just killed his father. Instead of condemning him for the crime, the locals revel in his story and praise him for his deed, with the daughter of the landlord falling for this "dashing hero". Things take an even more surprising turn, when the father enters the pub. Based on John Millington Synge's play The Playboy of the Western World.

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Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

29 January 1959 (East Germany) See more »

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Version of Helten på den grøne øya (1971) See more »

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