Written by Friedrich Klütsch and directed by Christian Twente, the film takes us back to the first half of the 16th century, when Luther has to defend his revolutionary thoughts in front of the Imperial Diet.
Germany’s NFP is producing for ZDF in coproduction with Czech company Mia Film. Shooting started on 7 March and will continue on locations in Prague until the end of March 2017. The premiere is set for autumn 2017.
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Germany, more projects of ZDF have been dedicated to Martin Luther, such as the TV filmHeaven and Hell / Himmel und Hölle, shot entirely in the Czech Republic in 2016.
Director: Christian Twente
Scriptwriter: Friedrich Klütsch
Cast: Roman Knizka, Bernd Stegemann, Alexander Beyer