Martin Luther

Petra Gerster on the trail of the reformer

Petra Gerster embarks on the trail of the epochal figure of Martin Luther. The impact he had on the world church is undisputed. But his work is also surrounded by numerous legends. Was Martin Luther really the son of poor farmers? Was his career really initiated by a thunderstorm? What was behind his legendary appearance in front of the Emperor in Worms? Who was the world-famous reformer from Wittenberg?


WRITER: Daniel Sich   DIRECTOR: Daniel Sich, Stephan Koester   PRESENTER: Petra Gerster  CAMERA: Tom Kaiser, Roland Breitschuh     EDITOR: Claudia Spoden    MUSIC: Paul Rabiger     COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Ingo Witt