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
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The carillon which rings repeatedly through the film is playing "Üb immer Treu und Redlichkeit" by Ludwig Hölty, the tune being taken from Papageno's aria "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen" in W. A. Mozart's opera "Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)". See more
Referenced in Lukas: Junges Glück