Vienna, 1906. A passionate love story develops between Franz Lobheiner (Alain Delon) and the young Christine (Romy Schneider). Lobheiner is, however, currently seeing the married Baroness ... See full summary »

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Mitzi Schlager
Jean Davy ...
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Émilie - la domestique de la baronne Eggersdorf
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Vienna, 1906. A passionate love story develops between Franz Lobheiner (Alain Delon) and the young Christine (Romy Schneider). Lobheiner is, however, currently seeing the married Baroness von Eggersdorf. Upon learning of his wife's infidelity, the Baron von Eggersdorf provokes a duel with Lobheiner. But the former is no longer a real threat to the Baron. Lobheiner is now passionately in love with Christine. How will this love quartet end? Written by GMeleJr

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24 December 1958 (France)  »

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Romy Schneider and Alain Delon met on the set for the first time and got engaged after the shooting (1958). See more »

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Remake of Liebelei (1933) See more »

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Les Amants de quatre sous
Music Georges Auric
Lyrics Jacques Larue
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An Austrian version of Romeo and Juliet?
25 August 2003 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Good looking Delon and Romy Schneider were without any doubt a nice couple in several films, but this one seems to be the most romantic one for both. In fact, it looks like a modified version of famous novel "Romeo and Juliet". Christine (Schneider) felt in love with young officer, Franz Lobheiner (Delon), who at the same time had relationship with a noble old man's wife. The latter did not want anything else than to have love with Lobheiner, who was much younger than her and her husband, but Lobheiner also felt in love with Christine, and at the time he was finishing his relations with the rich old woman, Baronne Lena Eggersdorf, he was discovered by Mr. Eggersdorf, who asked him to accept a fatal duel, where Lobheiner was killed. This was too much for Christine, who knew little or nothing of the former relationship between Lobheiner and Mrs. Eggersdorf, and she finally decided to kill herself in order to meet her loving Franz. It is a modest film with quite simple plot, but nice to see it. The film shows several sites of Vienna and of the Austrian high society of early 20th century.


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