Theatre Salzburg Live of the Salzburg Festival 1990 Historic fiasco in five acts
Thomas Langhoff: production / television direction Jürgen Rose: stage / costumes Franz Peter David: light Tassilo Jelde: music Michael Eberth: production dramaturgy
Ulrich Mühe: Alphons VIII. Sibylle Canonica: Eleonore Charles Brauer: Manrike Uwe Bohm: Don Garceran Rolf Ludwig: Isaak Anne Bennent: Esther Susanne Lothar: Rahel Joseph Rothmann: Solicitant Joost Siedhoff: Solicitant Heinz Rilling: Solicitant Matthias Hochradl: Solicitant Stefan Hufschmidt: Ramiro Oscar Ortega Sánchez: Alonso Marion Mitterhammer: Dona Klara Katharina Mai: Lady Companion of the Queen Marlies Reinhold: Lady Companion of the Queen Matthias Hell: Privy Council Helmuth Hammerer: Privy Council Alexander Löffler: Servant Jurek Milewski: Servant Nikodem Milewski: The prince
Plot: In the same moment in which Kastilien gets threatened by adversarial Moors, the king Alfons falls in love with a young Jewish woman named Rahel, who enchants him totally, whose passion overwhelms him completely and over whom he loses touch with his royal duties. Queen Elenore and the royal leuds take over the state affaires and decide the assassination of the girl, as they see a great threat for the state in her. After the homicide Rahels, the king finally starts fighting against his enemies and takes up his royal duties again.
Screen language: German Language: German Length: 132 minutes