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Heimweh... dort wo die Blumen blüh'n (1957)

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A young woman who attempts to commit suicide out of heartache is saved at the last second by a priest accompanying a boys'choir. The clergyman soon learns that Renate, the suicide candidate... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sabine Bethmann ...
Renate Burg
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Ingenieur Robert Wegner
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Abt
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Pater Benedikt
Erik Frey ...
Pater Vinzenz
Oskar Sima ...
Herr Schürmann
Christiane Nielsen ...
Erika Schürmann
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Theres
Joseph Egger ...
Josef
Rudi Priefer ...
Peter
Markus Stummvoll ...
Karli
Thomas Hörbiger ...
Franz
Gretl Schmidek ...
Gretl
Jürgen Wilke ...
Teddy
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C.W. Fernbach ...
Pater Anselmus
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A young woman who attempts to commit suicide out of heartache is saved at the last second by a priest accompanying a boys'choir. The clergyman soon learns that Renate, the suicide candidate, is an operator in a Vienna factory, that she has an affair with Robert, the firm's engineer, and that she has a rival in the person of Erika, the managing director's whimsical daughter. Chance has it that the boys'choir must perform in this very factory, which terrifies Renate, who, in the meantime had been adopted by the troupe. She chooses to disappear... Written by Daniel Collin

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22 November 1957 (West Germany)  »

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Det hændte ved Donau  »

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Finnish visa: register # 54772, delivered on 18-8-1960. See more »

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Heimweh (Dort, wo die Blumen blüh'n)
German version of "Memories Are Made of This" written by Terry Gilkyson, Rich Dehr and Frank Miller (1955)
German lyrics by Dieter Rasch and Ernst Bader (1956)
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a glimpse of the fifties
26 December 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I consider this movie a document of where we (in the western world) come from. A soap with real moments. Sentimental - of course. But we get quite a few glimpses of bygone times that really existed whether one likes it or not. I should know because it was the world I grew up in. The story is absolutely standard: man meets girl, misunderstandings, separation, desperation, reconciliation. Doesn't this cover at least 50% of all stories being told? Sabine Bethmann has a beautiful face (her character doesn't require too much acting), Paul Hörbiger shows nice presence. No, it's certainly not a great movie. I liked: the office and workplace scenes; the Wiener Sängerknaben; "Good night" on the staircase (they did not sleep in one room); the factory owner's daughter - almost contemporary; the women's looks - none of them skinny; the abbot's reason for smoking - it helps against the lice. If you're not afraid of sentimentality, this movie will provide you with some - anthropological, historical - insight.


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