Veritas Vincit (film)

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Veritas Vincit
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Directed by Joe May
Written by
Produced byJoe May
Cinematography Max Lutze
Music by Ferdinand Hummel
Distributed by UFA
Release date
4 April 1919
Running time
127 minutes

Veritas Vincit is a 1919 German silent historical film directed by Joe May and starring Mia May, Johannes Riemann, and Magnus Stifter. It was made as an epic in three episodes, similar to D. W. Griffith's Intolerance . [1] The first takes place in Ancient Rome, the second during the Renaissance and the third shortly before the First World War. Although not released until Spring 1919, it had been made during the final months of the war the previous year.


The film's sets were designed by the art directors Paul Leni and Siegfried Wroblewsky. It was shot at the Weissensee Studios in Berlin and on location around the city.


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  1. Hake p.44