Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Palme d'Or-nominated, French-German retelling of the story of Hans Kohlhase - a 16th Century horse dealer, played by Mads Mikkelsen, who is forced to resort to violence when his property is seized by a greedy nobleman. Kohlhaas sues the nobleman but when his legal rights are dismissed in court, Kohlhaas raises an army against the nobility and embarks on a bloody campaign of retribution.

2013Rating: R16122 minsFrance, GermanyFrench, German & Occitan with English subtitles
BiographyDramaTrue Story & BiographyWarHistoricalWorld Cinema
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The Guardian

The Guardian

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Here is a handsomely-made and admirably high-minded revenge movie.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Austere, atmospheric period piece is high on horses and landscapes, low on dramatic thrills.

The Guardian

The Guardian

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Here is a handsomely-made and admirably high-minded revenge movie.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Austere, atmospheric period piece is high on horses and landscapes, low on dramatic thrills.

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