Confessions of Felix Krull (film)

Confessions of Felix Krull (German: Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull) is a 1957 West German comedy and drama film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Horst Buchholz, Liselotte Pulver, and Ingrid Andree.[1] It is based on the 1954 novel of the same title by Thomas Mann. The story was later made into a 1982 television series The Confessions of Felix Krull.

Confessions of Felix Krull
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Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Produced by
Written by
Music byHans-Martin Majewski
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byCaspar van den Berg
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 25 April 1957 (1957-04-25)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg and on location in Lisbon. The film's sets were designed by Robert Herlth.

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  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p. 378


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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