Krug and his son David on the streets of Paduk's capital
Professor Krug (left) being interviewed by his old schoolmate, the new dictator Paduk
Krug discussing their situation with his friend Ember
Krug in a telephone booth, a Paduk poster on the right
Krug and his new housemaid, Mariette
Krug, by now insane, walking towards his death (and his author)

Das Bastardzeichen (Bend Sinister)

TV motion picture, black and white
Director: Herbert Vesely (West Germany)
Screenplay: Harald Zusanek
Cinematographer: Jercy Lipman
Music: Wolfgang de Gelmini
Producer: Klaus Michael Kühn
Country of origin: West Germany
Year: 1970
Date of broadcast (ZDF Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen): January 7, 1970, May 5, 1971
© ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Mainz, Germany)
Cast: Helmut Käutner (Adam Krug), Jan Lange (David), Heinrich Schweiger (Paduk), Peter Lühr (Ember), Martin Hirthe (Maximow), Hans Albert Martens (Professor Hedron), Mariette (Christine Kaufmann), Christine Gerlach (Claudine), Frank Nossack (Dr. Alexander), Herbert Fleischmann (Kristalsen), Henry van Lyck (Hustav)
Runtime: 71 minutes

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