MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,955 this week

Der heilige Berg (1926)

 -  Drama  -  November 1926 (Austria)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 351 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 7 critic

The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in his cottage in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's young friend, Vigo, meets her she gives him ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 29 Dec 2010
 
a list of 1120 titles
created 05 May 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 47 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 9 months ago
 
Search for "Der heilige Berg" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Der heilige Berg (1926)

Der heilige Berg (1926) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Der heilige Berg.

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Diotima
Luis Trenker ...
Karl
Ernst Petersen ...
Vigo
Frida Richard ...
Mother
Friedrich Schneider ...
Colli
Hannes Schneider ...
Mountain Guide
Edit

Storyline

The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in his cottage in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's young friend, Vigo, meets her she gives him her scarf. The infatuated Vigo mistakenly believes she is in love with him. Karl sees Diotima innocently caressing Vigo and he believes that Diotima is betraying him with his friend. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

November 1926 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

Der heilige Berg  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2001 restored)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Ice Palace was 16 meters high and it took 4 weeks to build. Because the shootings where delayed and the temperature increased, it started melting and it had to be rebuilt again when the weather was cold enough to maintain it. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
subconscious prelude to war
21 December 2005 | by (graz, austria) – See all my reviews

the first thing i have to mention is the transfer of the film. usually physical film quality is not of primary importance to me - but if (as in this case) there are a disturbing number of frames missing, your viewing pleasure is seriously impaired. here barely one minute goes by that the continuity within the same shot doesn't jump. having said that

  • the transfer is somewhat recent, restored and licensed from the
murnau-stiftung, so i guess it has to be the best version available (i own the eureka edition). now ... the film is certainly not a masterpiece, but the sports scenes still can excite. so can the mountain and nature photography, which is rather splendidly done (they didn't even shy away from pointing the camera straight into the sun - something one doesn't see too often in movies). and this was about all the good there is for me. starting with the awful German text plates - in which even the basics of human behavior (of the characters) are displayed as requiring superhuman efforts/emotions ... the subconscious prelude to war i guess. the English subtitles thankfully use much better language - quite elegant in that too. also there is no humor in the film. one might smile about the idiotic script every now and then (nowadays), but this was certainly no intention back when it was filmed. conclusion: if you like silent movies, winter sports and history it might be worth a look, but not much else is there to be found.


3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Dance moves draw on some 'common dance vocabulary' of the 20's? chuck-526
Technological reason for being 'jerky'? chuck-526
Skiing + Climbing = Mountaineering ??? chuck-526
Discuss Der heilige Berg (1926) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?