TV Movie | 2009 | Great Britain

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Length of movie110 min.

Brief synopsis

Gregor Mendel (1822 – 1884) is the father of the modern genetics. He was a catholic priest who lived in the XIXth century in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The film describes his struggle to change the fiscal policy applied to the monasteries in his country, his desire to make people understand his huge discovery; his beautiful spiritual friendship with the princess Hanna von Limburg.

He was a man of contemplation and of action: A good priest. He is handsome, charitable and dedicated to God. Erica would like to seduce him, but Hanna is there, a good friend for both of them… She helps Erica to become a spiritual woman and shows Mendel how to spread the knowledge of his discovery all over the world…


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Christopher LambertGregor Mendel [L]
Pia GiancaroHanna von von Limburg [L]
Anja KruseErica von Baumann [L]
Maria Pia RuspoliHanna von Limburg [SR]


directorLiana Marabini
assistant editorPhilipp Brozsek
unit production managerStephan Grobe
production coordinatorGabriele Dutzi
sound supervisorClaudia Enzmann
sound re-recording mixerChristoph Merkele
sound designerSven Mevissen
supervising sound editorAndre Bendocchi-Alves
adr editorStefan Fandrich

Production companies

Condor Films AG [ch]
Condor Pictures [uk]