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