"The Prince of Homburg"
Directed by Marco Bellocchio
Marco Bellocchio (Henry IV) directs this
haunting period piece based on the play by Heinrich von Kleist and starring
Andrea Di Stefano 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. Italian with English subtitles. 89