Man on Horseback

Man on Horseback (German: Michael Kohlhaas – der Rebell) is a 1969 West German drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff based on the novel Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich von Kleist. It was entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Another film based on the book was released at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Man on Horseback
German poster
Directed byVolker Schlöndorff
Produced by
Written by
Based onMichael Kohlhaas
by Heinrich von Kleist
StarringDavid Warner
Music byStanley Myers
CinematographyWilly Kurant
Edited byClaus von Boro
  • Houwer-Film
  • Oceanic Filmproduktion GmbH
Distributed byColumbia Film-Verleih
Release date
  • 11 April 1969 (1969-04-11) (West Germany)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryWest Germany
  • English
  • German


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Man on Horseback". Retrieved 8 April 2009.

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