About the film
silent film masochist german expressionism
Release Date: April 14, 1921
|Genres||:||Comedy, Drama, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||Projektions-AG Union (PAGU)|
|Writers||:||Ernst Lubitsch, Hanns Kräly|
A charismatic lieutenant newly assigned to a remote fort is captured by a group of mountain bandits, thus setting in motion a madcap farce that is Lubitsch at his most unrestrained. A wonderfully anarchic and playfully subversive satire of military life from one of the great comedy filmmakers.