About the film
Jörg Ratgeb, Painter
Release Date: May 24, 1978
|Writers||:||Manfred Freitag, Joachim Nestler, Bernhard Stephan|
On the eve of the German Peasants' Revolt, painter Joerg Ratgeb is occupied by a crisis of his own: finding a model for a Christ figure. He sets off on a journey to consult with his artistic role model, Albrecht Dürer. Although Ratgeb has always tried to stay out of the political conflict, his journey brings him face-to-face with peasant revolutionaries and the brutality and violence of their daily lives.