Agora Films | Release Date: February 23, 2018
Summary: At the age of 26, Karl Marx (August Diehl) embarks with his wife Jenny (Vicky Krieps) on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris they meet young Friedrich Engels (Stefan Konarske), son of a factory owner and an astute student of the English proletariat class. Engels brings Marx the missing piece to the puzzle that composes his new vision of the world. Together, between censorship and police raids, riots and political upheavals, they will preside over the birth of the labor movement, which until then had been mostly makeshift and unorganized. This will grow into the most complete theoretical and political transformation of the world since the Renaissance – driven, against all expectations, by two brilliant, insolent and sharp-witted young men.
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Runtime: 118 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: Canal+
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Countries: Germany, France, Belgium, DE, FR, BE
Languages: English, German, French
Home Release Date: Apr 3, 2018
Director Credit
Raoul Peck Director
Writer Credit
Pascal Bonitzer Screenplay
Pierre Hodgson Collaboration
Raoul Peck Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Alexander Scheer Wilhelm Weitling
August Diehl Karl Marx
Hannah Steele Mary Burns
Hans-Uwe Bauer Arnold Ruge
Ivan Franek Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin
Michael Brandner Joseph Moll
Olivier Gourmet Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Peter Benedict Herr Engels
Stefan Konarske Friedrich Engels
Vicky Krieps Jenny Von Westphalen-Marx
Cast Credit
Alexander Scheer Wilhelm Weitling
Aran Bertetto Paddy
August Diehl Karl Marx
Denis Lyons James
Elsa Mollien Sybille Hess
Eric Godon The Foreman
Hannah Steele Mary Burns
Jürgen Rißmann Cast
Marie Meinzenbach Lenchen
Niels-Bruno Schmidt Karl Grün
Olivier Gourmet Pierre Proudhon
Rolf Kanies Moses Hess
Stefan Konarske Friedrich Engels
Stephen Hogan Thomas Naylor
Torsten Ranft Cast
Ulrich Brandhoff Herrmann Kriege
Vicky Krieps Jenny Von Westphalen
Wiebke Adam Frau Ruge
Producer Credit
Benny Drechsel Co-Producer
Karsten Stöter Co-Producer
Natalia Gozdzik Line Producer Germany
Nicolas Blanc Producer
Patrick Quinet Co-Producer
Philippe Logie Associate Producer
Raoul Peck Producer
Rémi Grellety Producer
Robert Guédiguian Producer