A 17th-century German prince, eager to prove his military skills during a war with the Swedes, disobeys superiors and leads his troops into a costly battlefield victory. Facing a court-martial and possible execution, the prince is torn between his desire to live and his dedication to duty. Director Marco Bellocchio's filming of the Heinrich von Kleist play stars Andrea Di Stefano, Barbora Bobulova. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Italian Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer. In Italian with English subtitles.