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The Divided Heart (1954)

 -  Drama  -  11 August 1955 (USA)
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A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cornell Borchers ...
Inga Hartl
Yvonne Mitchell ...
Sonja Slavko
Armin Dahlen ...
Franz Hartl
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Chief Justice Anderson
Geoffrey Keen ...
Marks
Eddie Byrne ...
Second Justice McGarry
Liam Redmond ...
First Justice Kelly
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Josip Slavko
Ferdy Mayne ...
Dr Muller
André Mikhelson ...
Prof. Miran (as Andre Mikhelson)
Michel Ray ...
Ivan Slavko- age 10
Martin Keller ...
Ivan Slavko - age 3
Krystyna Rumistrzewicz ...
Mitzi
Mark Gübhard ...
Max (as Mark Guebhard)
Gilgi Hauser ...
Tanya
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A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The case must be decided in court, which must decide with whom the boy will be better off. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Two women - each with the right to call this boy her son.

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11 August 1955 (USA)  »

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Hit the heart, years before I became more cynical
23 October 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I went to see this film when I was about 15 yrs old. It made a big impression on me because I was very idealistic then. The film was honestly and earnestly made, straight as a die, that was its charm. The fact is it only cost 1/- to get in the cinema to see it. In todays money that is about 5p. The film belongs in that era of course, the fifties. I have never fogotten the little boy in court trying to decide which parent he should choose to be with. He conveyed the correct personal inner torment of knowing he should choose his real mother, but being so used to his adoptive one.


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