Trotta 50 years old


Trotta is a 1971 West German film directed by Johannes Schaaf. It is based on the 1938 novel Die Kapuzinergruft (The Emperor's Tomb) by Austrian author Joseph Roth. It was chosen as West Germany's official submission to the 45th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not manage to receive a nomination. It was also entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.


Trotta Cast

Name Character
István Iglódi He was 27, 65 years old when he died as Chojnicki
Mari Törőcsik She was 35, now 86 years old
Doris Kunstmann She was 27, now 77 years old as Elisabeth Kovacs
András Bálint He was 28, now 79 years old as Franz Ferdinand Trotta
Rosemarie Fendel She was 44, 85 years old when she died as Almarin
Liliana Nelska She was 25, now 75 years old
Major Tamás He was 61, 76 years old when he died as Herr Reisiger

Trotta Crew

Name Department
Maximilian Schell as Screenplay. He was 40 (83) years old when He died Writing
Johannes Schaaf as Director. He was 38 (86) years old when He died Directing
Johannes Schaaf as Screenplay. He was 38 (86) years old when He died Writing
Trotta (50 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, November 16, 1971
  • Runtime: 95 minutes