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Marco Bellocchio (Henry IV) directs this haunting period piece based on the play by Heinrich von Kleist and starring Andrea Di Stefano (Before Night Falls) in the title role. Set in 17th century Germany during the Thirty Years War, Bellocchio tells the tale of the Prince of Homburg, a man torn between his affection for his commander's niece and his duties as a general in the cavalry. In Italian with English subtitles.

Marco Bellocchio---Italy---1997---89 mins.