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Homo Faber (1992)

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American construction engineer is wandering throughout Europe, recounting his life story through a series of flashbacks while meeting a variety of new characters. At first, he meets a man whom he knew during his time as a student in Europe in the days before World War II. Shortly afterward, he meets a beautiful young German woman, whom he accompanies on a journey to her home in Athens, Greece.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 31st, 1992 (Limited) by Castle Hill Productions, released as Voyager
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 117 minutes
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Keywords: 1950s, Greece
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Action Films, Neue Bioskop Film, Stefi Productions
Production Countries: Germany

Leading Cast

   Walter Faber/Narrator

Supporting Cast

Barbara Sukowa    Hannah
Dieter Kirchlechner    Herbert Hencke
Traci Lind    Charlene

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Production and Technical Credits

Rudy Wurlitzer    Screenwriter
Max Frisch    Story based on the novel by
Eberhard Junkersdorf    Producer
Dagmar Hirtz    Editor
Stanley Myers    Composer
Giorgos Arvanitis    Director of Photography
Pierre Lhomme    Director of Photography

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