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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1994 - 30 July.6 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1994

Roland Emmerich (Stargate, Independence Day, and Godzilla) brings you John Rhys-Davies in a Monty Pythonesque tale of a band of Crusaders who find themselves in possession of an Alien ship and the Alien to pilot it. Armed with the means to conquer the Holy Land, the naive Crusaders set off on a grand crusade, only to find themselves not in Jerusalem, but at the mercy of an entire alien world....heaven help the Aliens.

Original Title The High Crusade
Italian Title Anno 1345: l'impossibile crociata
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 90'
Production Year 1994
Nationality Germany
Directed by Klaus Knoesel, Holger Neuhäuser
Screenplay Jürgen Egger
Main cast John Rhys-Davies, Rick Overton, Michael Des Barres

 regista klaus knoeselKLAUS KNOESEL

Klaus Knoesel was born in 1964 in Erlangen, Germany. He is a director and producer, known for Moon 44 - Attacco alla fortezza (1990), Star Mac (1990).


Holger Neuhäuser was born in 1965 in Stuttgart, Germany. He is known for his work on Moon 44 - Attacco alla fortezza (1990), Star Mac (1990) and The High Crusade (1994).