The Inventor

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The Inventor

The Inventor (1981)

Release : 1981-04-07
Genre : Comedy, Drama
Runtime : 0
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Cast : Bruno Ganz, Walo Lüönd, Verena Peter, Oliver Diggelmann, Klaus Knuth, Erwin Kohlund
Language : de


Descriptions The Inventor

In this interesting World War I drama, Bruno Ganz gives a compelling performance as Jakob, an obsessive inventor who lives in a Swiss village. He receives unconditional support from his friend Otti (Walo Luond), but that is about all; the other villagers do not tolerate Jakob’s eccentricities very well, and regard him as a crackpot. He perserveres in spite of this obstacle and finally invents a viable carriage that does not run on wheels but on a tread. Unfortunately for Jakob, the military have already come up with the same invention: the tank. The discovery finally breaks him, and he is quickly shuttled off to an asylum.