Film adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play of the same name, in which a young artist is revered as a genius, but because of his rebellious nature first ruins others and then himself.
Baal was filmed in Berlin, in the Harz mountains and in Märkische Schweiz. The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 15, 2004.
Director and screenplay: Uwe Janson
Music: Oliver Biehler
Camera: Christopher Rowe
Cast: Matthias Schweighöfer, Pasquale Aleardi, Rike Schmid, Sheri Hagen, Heike Warmuth:, Anna Brüggemann, Misel Maticevic, Felix von Manteuffel a.m.m.