international title, The Red Baron

106 minutes

The WWI career of German flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as “The Red Baron” for his bright red triplane. Handsomely mounted but utterly flat biopic that would seem more appropriate in the small screen.

A Niama-Film presentation/production. (German distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures; world sales, Arclight Films.)
Starring Matthias Schweighöfer, Lena Headey, Til Schweiger, Volker Bruch; and Joseph Fiennes.
Directed and written by Nikolai Muellerschoen; produced by Dan Maag, Thomas Reisser, Mr. Muellerschoen; music by Dirk Reichardt, Stefan Hansen; director of photography (Barrandov Laboratories, Arri Munich, widescreen), Klaus Merkel; production designer, Yvonne von Wallenberger; costume designer, Gudrun Schretzmeier; film editors, Olivia Retzer, Emmelie Mansee, Adam P. Scott; visual effects supervisor, Rainer Gumbos.
Screened: distributor advance press screening, Zon Lusomundo Colombo 4 (Lisbon), July 30th 2010.


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