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The Captain from Köpenick Der Hauptmann von Köpenick

The Captain from Köpenick Der Hauptmann von Köpenick

The Captain from Köpenick is a 1956 West German film directed by Helmut Käutner and based upon the play The Captain of Köpenick by Carl Zuckmayer. The play was based on the true story of Wilhelm Voigt, a German impostor who masqueraded as a Prussian military officer in 1906 and became famous as the Captain from Köpenick. It was nominated for the 29th Academy Awards in the category Best Foreign Language Film.