Based on a heartwrenching novel by writer Robert Musil, this film, directed by Volker Schlondorff and winner of the International Critics Prize at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival, explores what happens when a young man named Thomas Törless (Mathieu Carrière), enrolled at a boarding school in the Austro-Hungarian Empire before the war, does nothing to save a boy (Marian Seidowsky) from constant torture by his classmates.
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- Volker Schlöndorff
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
YesLanguage and sound
German: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; director's commentary.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it