Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?

Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need? (German: Scarabea - wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch?) is a 1969 West German drama film directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, starring Walter Buschhoff, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Franz Friedrich Graf Treuberg [de] and Karsten Peters. It tells the story of a German tourist in Sardinia who goes on a hike which becomes a brutal experience. The film was Syberberg's first fiction film and uses motifs from the 1886 short story "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy. It won the Deutscher Filmpreis for Best Actor (Buschhoff) and Best Cinematography.[1]

Scarabea: How Much Land Does a Man Need?
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byHans-Jürgen Syberberg
Screenplay byHans-Jürgen Syberberg
Based on"How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy
Produced byHans Jürgen Syberberg
Starring
CinematographyPetrus Schloemp [de]
Edited byBarbara Mondry
Music byEugen Thomass
Production
company
TMS Film GmbH
Release date
  • 10 January 1969 (1969-01-10)
Running time
114 minutes
CountryWest Germany
LanguageGerman

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  1. ^ "Scarabea - Wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch?". Filmportal.de (in German). German Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-03-31.

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