The film shows the alleged business practices of Jakob Fugger at the end of the 15th century as a background story. In order to protect his Hungarian mines from the onslaught of the Turks, Jakob Fugger is said to have influenced the papal election in 1492 in his favour. At the same time, his protégé Richard opposed the witch craze of the Dominican Heinrich Institoris .
Director: Rainer Kaufman
Genre: TV historical movie