Overview

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate—until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff.

  1. Volker Schlöndorff

    Director, Writer

  2. Robert Musil

    Novel

  3. Herbert Asmodi

    Writer

Facts

Original Title Der junge Törless

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 8, 1966
    Premiere

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Original Language German

Runtime 1h 27m

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