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Meines Vaters Pferde, 1. Teil: Lena und Nicoline (1954)

| Drama | 1956 (USA)
A story of love for horses and the love for two women. The main part of the film is set in Germany and Ireland in the late 1800s and early 1900s, in the years leading up to WW1 and the ... See full summary »

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Nicoline
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Pat
Martin Benrath ...
Michael Godeysen
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Lena
Dagmar Altrichter ...
Nicoline Pratt
Josef Sieber ...
Pauschke
Ralph Lothar ...
Leutnant von Rost
Paul Bildt ...
Butler
Friedrich Domin ...
Professor
Ernst Stankovski ...
Juergen Godeysen
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Pförtner
Anneliese Kaplan ...
Bim
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Konsul Rittinghaus
Klaus W. Krause ...
Dr. Wehrle
Leonard Steckel ...
Schlachtauer
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A story of love for horses and the love for two women. The main part of the film is set in Germany and Ireland in the late 1800s and early 1900s, in the years leading up to WW1 and the Irish Easter Rebellion of 1916. The German cavalry officer and gifted horseman Godeysen, falls in love first with the German girl Lena, who must marry another, more suitable, man; and then with the Irishwoman Nicoline who is unhappily married to a man involved with the rebels in Ireland. The story is told as flashback from the hospital room of Godeysen's son a young wounded of a young WW2 veteran in the Germany of the early 1950s. It is read from the diary of his father.

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My Father's Horses  »

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Followed by Meines Vaters Pferde, 2. Teil: Seine dritte Frau (1954) See more »

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