Catherine de Heilbronn

Catherine de Heilbronn is a 1980 French TV film made by Éric Rohmer for the television channel Antenne 2. It is a record of Rohmer's stage production of the play Das Käthchen von Heilbronn by Heinrich von Kleist at the Théâtre des Amandiers in 1979. The cast includes Pascale Ogier, Arielle Dombasle, Marie Rivière, Jean-Marc Bory and Pascal Greggory.[1][2]

Catherine de Heilbronn
Directed byÉric Rohmer
Written byÉric Rohmer
Based onthe play Das Käthchen von Heilbronn
by Heinrich von Kleist
CinematographyFrancis Junek
Edited byThérèse Sonntag
Release date
  • 1980 (1980)
Running time
138 mins


In the Middle Ages, the earl Wetter von Strahl is accused of having bewitched Catherine, the daughter of the gunsmith of Heilbronn; the earl tries to exonerate himself in the interrogation of the young woman.



  1. ^ Review of Éric Rohmer coffret intégrale (Éditions Potemkine, 2013). Cathérine de Heilbronn is included as a supplement to the DVD disk Die Marquise von O. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  2. ^ Video of rehearsal scenes and stage designs at INA (Institut national de l'audiovisuel). Retrieved 10 January 2015.

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