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Zagreb Film Festival
19 - 25 October 2008

SC - Savska 25
10000 Zagreb

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Treasure of Silver Lake / Der schatz im silbersee
West Germany, Yugoslavia, France , 1962

Directed by: Harald Reinl
Script: H.G. Petersson, Karl May
Producer: Leif Feilberg, Horst Wendlandt
Production company: Jadran Film, Rialto Film Preben-Philipsen
Cinematography: Branko Ivatoviæ, Ernst Kalinke
Editing: Hermann Haller
Music: Martin Böttcher
Cast: Lex Barker, Herbert Lom, Pierre Brice, Götz George, Karin Dor, Ralf Wolter, Eddi Arent, Marianne Hoppe

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Through robbery and killing a band of thieves gets hold of a plan which shows the way to an immense treasure in the Silver Lake. However, due to the size and the value of the treasure they fight among themselves. An old Indian, the treasure keeper, starts a mechanism which destroys the cave. Angry surviving thieves decide to kill the prisoners, but the Utah tribe comes at the last moment with Old Schatterhand and Winettou. The treasure will remain buried in the Silver Lake forever.

964 Golden Screen, Germany - Golden Screen Award

Directors Biography
Dr. Harald Reinl (1908 Austria - 1986 Spain) was an Austrian film director. He is especially known for the movies he made based on Edgar Wallace and Karl May books. He started his career as extra in mountain-films of Arnold Fanck. Reinls first movie as director was Bergkristall (1949).

Location and screening schedule: BUG cinema &TD, Monday, October 20th at 18.00

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