Die Nibelungen, Teil 1 - Siegfried (1966), Die Nibelungen, Teil 2 - Kriemhilds Rache (1967) DVD5 + DVD9
Die Nibelungen is a West German fantasy film released in two parts, Siegfried von Xanten and Kriemhilds Rache (Kriemhild's Revenge). The two films were a remake of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent classic Die Nibelungen, which was in turn based on the epic poem the Nibelungenlied.

Siegfried von Xanten defeats the dragon Fafnir, and becomes invulnerable by bathing in the beast's blood. He then wins a net of invisibility (Tarnkappe) and the legendary Treasure of the Nibelungs (Nibelungenschatz) from the dwarf Alberich. Siegfried falls in love with Kriemhild, sister of King Gunther of Burgund. However, Gunther will not allow Siegfried to marry her until he has helped Gunther to win a wife himself. They travel to Iceland where Siegfried helps Gunther to defeat and win Queen Brunhild. They return to the Burgundian court at Worms and both weddings take place. However, jealousy and envy cause frictions at the court. Intrigues eventually result in Hagen of Tronje killing Siegfried during a hunt.

In part 2, Kriemhild marries Etzel, king of the huns, in order to gain revenge for the murder of her husband.


DVD5 + DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:25:15 + 01:19:08 | 4.02 Gb + 5.89 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Deutsch, Espanol
Subtitles: English, Espanol
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Director: Harald Reinl
Cast: Uwe Beyer, Rolf Henniger, Siegfried Wischnewski, Karin Dor, Herbert Lom, Terence Hill
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia

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