Idiosyncratic, avant-garde German film tells the story of an aging, all-powerful ruler who seeks a successor and employs an envoy to find a worthy candidate. Tempted by the acquisition of godlike powers, the ruler's envoy embarks upon a mission to usurp the position for himself─a betrayal that leads to intrigue and calamity. Mixing noir, comics, and Expressionist sensibilities, the film stars Erwin Leder, Gerhard Kittler. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, German; audio commentary. In German with English subtitles.