(West Germany, 1976, 80 minutes)

A lowly soldier being experimented on by the regiment's doctor becomes insanely jealous of his prostitute girlfriend when he finds she's been sleeping with the drum major. Relatively straightforward presentation of a celebrated unfinished play that is turned by its director into a scathing satire of social warfare.

A Werner Herzog Filmproduktion production. Starring Klaus Kinski; with Eva Mattes. Directed by Werner Herzog; screenplay by Werner Herzog, based on the unfinished play by Georg Brückner, Woyzeck; music by Fiedelquartett Telc; director of photography (colour), Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein; art director, Henning von Gierke; costume designer, Gisela Storch; film editor, Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus.


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