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Marianne of My Youth (1955)

Marianne de ma jeunesse (original title)
A young man in a Bavarian boarding school falls in love with a misterious girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Hold ...
Marianne
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Vincent Loringer (german version only)
Pierre Vaneck ...
Vincent Loringer (french version only)
Gil Vidal ...
Manfred (french version only)
Udo Vioff ...
Manfred (german version only)
Jean Yonnel ...
Der Freiherr
Friedrich Domin ...
Professor
Jean Galland ...
Capitaine von Brower
Michael Ande ...
Klein-Felix
Claude Aragon ...
Jan
Harry Hardt ...
Rittmeister von Brauer
Ady Berber ...
Diener
Serge Delmas
Carl Simon ...
Gottvater
Bert Brandt ...
Toby
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A young man in a Bavarian boarding school falls in love with a misterious girl.

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18 March 1955 (France)  »

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Marianne of My Youth  »

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Shot back to back in two versions, one in French and the other in German. See more »

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Featured in Horst Buchholz... mein Papa (2005) See more »

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Visually, often evocative and sensitive
31 July 1999 | by (Kennebunkport, Maine,, USA) – See all my reviews

Style, setting, lighting, and mood are the strong points of this coming of age film, replete with youthful exuberance, faith, yearning and near fairy-tale trappings. However, once you get beyond mood and atmosphere, the film, upon reflection, is quite pedestrian in its plot and dialogue. I first saw this film when I was 12 years old, and it made a major impression on me. I've never seen it screened anywhere else (and I've had serious arguments with very knowledgeable buffs about whether or not it actually existed), and, honestly, I don't know if I ever want to see it again and risk losing that sense of youthful wonder.


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