Homo Faber



The tragic fate of a man in search of love. Schlöndorff´s film, based on May Frisch´s novel, tells the story of a man driven by a tangled set of circumstances into the arms of a young woman who resembles the beloved he abandoned in his youth. Tn the end he losses everything.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Written by: Volker Schlöndorff, Rudy Wurlitzer (rudy)

Produced by: Eberhard Junkersdorf

Cast: Sam Shepard, Traci Lind, August Zirner, Julie Delpy, Dieter Kirchlehner, Barbara Sukowa

Nominations and Awards

  • Best Supporting Actress 1991
  • European Film 1991
  • European Actress 1991