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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 mysterious girl.



(inspired by the novel: "Douloureuse Arcadie"), (novel) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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 ...
Capitaine von Brower
Michael Ande ...
Claude Aragon ...
Harry Hardt ...
Rittmeister von Brauer
Ady Berber ...
Serge Delmas
Carl Simon ...
Bert Brandt ...


A young man in a Bavarian boarding school falls in love with a mysterious 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 »


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

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Remembrances of a youthful late-night viewing of 'Marianne of My Youth'
21 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Previous comments on this film that I have seen describe it as having a 'dreamy' character, with which I totally concur. It is indeed a young man's fantasy, my remembrances of it leaving me with feelings of profound melancholy; other reviewers have stated that they first saw it at the approximate age of 12 and of being totally captivated and romantically moved by it; surprisingly, these are my recollections of it, myself. I, too, saw it at about the same age, and I also recall being equally moved by the content of the film and the beauty as well as another quality about the lead actress, Marianne Hold,...something I remember as haunting and ephemeral...difficult to define. Many years later, I find that I am motivated to view it once again...and, this time, to read the book upon which it is based, as well. Will I find it equally captivating as I did decades ago, or will I find my memory of those 1950s and 1960s viewings, when I was able to find the B&W film on late-night-television, far exceeds their reality? (Does this description equally epitomize the anticipation vs. the reality of other aspects of one's physical/corporeal life? I wonder.)

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