GenreCrime, Drama, History Running time1h 55m ScreenplayGeorge Hurdalek LanguageGerman
Release date1958 WriterGeorge Hurdalek, Carl Zuckmayer (play) Initial releaseDecember 17, 1958 (West Germany) CastCurd Jürgens (Johann 'Schinderhannes' Bückler), Maria Schell (Julchen), Christian Wolff (Carl von Cleve-Boost), Fritz Tillmann (Hans Bast), Siegfried Lowitz (Benzel), Joseph Offenbach (Leyendecker) Similar moviesRelated Helmut Kautner movies
Der Schinderhannes is a 1958 film directed by Helmut Käutner, starring Curd Jürgens and Maria Schell. It was also known as Duel in the Forest. The story depicts the life of the 18th century outlaw Schinderhannes. It is based on a 1927 play Schinderhannes by Carl Zuckmayer.