Episode 2: Siegfried, Kriemhild and the Nibelungs
The Nibelungen saga has all the ingredients a good fantasy piece need. Since its creation in the High Middle Ages, the story has been told and reinterpreted repeatedly. It all seems to have been said. But that is a mistake. The documentation offers a new and surprising approach to the classic material: It is not the dragon slayer Siegfried who is the real hero of the epic, but his wife Kriemhild. It is their story - which at the same time opens an amazing new perspective on the world of the Middle Ages.