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Mädchen in Uniform (1958)

After the death of her parents young girl Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a boarding school where Prussian drill rules the education. Desperately seeking love and warmth in Manuela's ... See full summary »

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(as Geza Radvanyi)

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(play), (screenplay) (as F.D. Andam) | 1 more credit »
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Therese Giehse ...
Headmistress
Blandine Ebinger ...
Fräulein von Racket
Adelheid Seeck ...
Princess
Gina Albert ...
Marga von Rackow
Sabine Sinjen ...
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Mia
Danik Patisson ...
Alexandra von Treskow
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Madame Aubert
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Johanna
Roma Bahn ...
Die Schneiderin
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Miss Evans
Regine Burghardt
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After the death of her parents young girl Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a boarding school where Prussian drill rules the education. Desperately seeking love and warmth in Manuela's heart special emotions for the only human lady teacher, Fraeulein von Bernburg, start growing. Manuela falls in love with her. It's just a matter of time until that forbidden love becomes known what immediatly leads to desaster. Though Elisabeth von Bernburg has never returned the love she is forced to leave the school; Manuela gets a severe punishment, like someone who has committed a crime. Written by Antje Kuechler

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5 November 1958 (France)  »

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Girls in Uniform  »

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1.66 : 1
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The film could not be shot in the actual school buildings because at the time they were occupied by the Soviet KGB. Only in 1994 did the Russians return the site to the Foundation. See more »

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Remake of Mädchen in Uniform (1931) See more »

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Good movie
29 September 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I have no summary for the movie; I think the persons above me have already summarized it. I just wanted to say that this movie really touched me and that I disagree with some of the comments about Lily Palmer and Romy Schneider not doing a good job on this movie. I was really impressed by the way they acted and I was really pulled into the movie. There is no need for beautiful sets or great effects around it if the actors do such a good job! You could really see how Lily Palmer portrayed a woman who wanted to help but also had to be firm in a way to stay at the school. And also how Romy Schneider portrayed her role as such an innocent and vulnerable child who has just lost her mother and her struggles with this.


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