MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,376 this week

Die Frau und der Fremde (1985)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 46 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends-so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 7096 titles
created 03 Jan 2012
 
a list of 413 titles
created 22 Jul 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 40 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Die Frau und der Fremde (1985)

Die Frau und der Fremde (1985) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Die Frau und der Fremde.
6 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Reinhard Hauff
Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Hans Kremer, Therese Affolter
Night Boats (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Seventy-year-old teenagers running away from home. They are not running away from their parents, they are running away from the inevitable.

Director: Igor Mirkovic
Stars: Ana Karic, Radko Polic, Renata Ulmanski
Captain Conan (1996)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain."... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq
Blind II (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home - a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. But Ingrid's real problems lie ... See full summary »

Director: Eskil Vogt
Stars: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen, Vera Vitali
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

1992, Michael Jackson's Dangerous tour comes to Bucharest but in the small city of Câmpulung, Romania one of the most important factories is being closed... See full synopsis »

Director: Tudor Giurgiu
Stars: Andi Vasluianu, Monica Barladeanu, Dorel Visan
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho
Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings
Animation | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The animated documentary feature-length Crulic The Path to Beyond tells the story of the life of Crulic... See full synopsis »

Director: Anca Damian
Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Vlad Ivanov, Jamie Sives
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A prosecutor, policemen and teacher bring the students Vuica and Nicu to a restaurant to re-enact their drunken brawl there, and have it filmed to show the effects of alcoholism.

Director: Lucian Pintilie
Stars: George Constantin, Emil Botta, George Mihaita
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Austrian expressionist poet Georg Trakl was in love with her sister. And she loved him back. Their relationship became sexual and caused quite a stir in the local society. But when his ... See full summary »

Director: Christoph Stark
Stars: Lars Eidinger, Peri Baumeister, Rainer Bock
3x3D (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Carolina Amaral, Keith Davis, Leonor Keil
Club Sandwich (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Fernando Eimbcke
Stars: Lucio Giménez Cacho, María Renée Prudencio, Danae Reynaud
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Director: Edgar Reitz
Stars: Jan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximilian Scheidt
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joachim Lätsch ...
Karl
Peter Zimmermann ...
Richard
Kathrin Waligura ...
Anna
Christine Schorn ...
Trude
Siegfried Höchst ...
Horst
Hans-Uwe Bauer ...
Verwirrter Soldat
Katrin Knappe ...
Marie
...
Revolutionär
Herbert Sand ...
Kriegsinvalide
Daniel Fries ...
Trudes kleiner Sohn
Roman-Eckhard Galonska ...
Nachbar
Mirko Haninger ...
Soldat am Fenster
Reiner Heise ...
Deutscher Gefangener
Rita Hirschberger ...
Elfie
Karl-Ernst Horbol ...
Radfahrer (as Karl Ernst Horbol)
Edit

Storyline

Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends-so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these stories, Karl falls in love with her in his thoughts. When Karl escapes and goes to Richard's home, Anna knows he is not her husband. But although she tries to resist Karl's love, she feels a growing response to him. Then, one day, Richard returns... This beautifully shot work was the only East German film ever to win the Golden Bear at the West German Berlin International Film Festival. Shortly after this success, however, the film's distribution was suspended due to problems with the literary rights. After over 20 years, the film is now finally available again. Written by DEFA Film Library

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 January 1985 (East Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Woman and the Stranger  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

(Orwocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Character Study
20 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

Well this one is very foreseeable (even without reading anything about the story or knowing anything about that period of time), but still this is not the weakest point. The weak point is the acting. And while you have to give the movie kudos for tackling some serious themes and especially being made in the then eastern part of Germany (with quite some serious trouble in the movie making process), it just doesn't make the cut.

At least in my book. At the Berlin Film Festival it seemed to strike some nerves, but then again, it might have been some political reason too (see "West vs. East Germany" after the second world war). If you like slow pacing movies and don't mind the stiff acting, you will enjoy this movie though.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Die Frau und der Fremde (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?