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Cast overview, first billed only:
Felice Schragenheim (Jaguar)
Lilly Wust (Aimée)
Elisabeth Degen ...
Detlev Buck ...
Günther Wust
Inge Keller ...
Lilly Wust (1997)
Kyra Mladeck ...
Ilse (1997)
Sarah Camp ...
Frau Kappler
Klaus Manchen ...
Herr Kappler
Margit Bendokat ...
Frau Jäger
Jochen Stern ...
Werner Lause
Peter Weck ...
Chefredakteur Keller
Lia Dultzkaya ...
Dani Levy ...
Fritz Borchert


Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids. The Gestapo is on Felice's trail. Her friends flee, she decides to sit out the war with Lilly. One hot day in August 1944, the Gestapo is waiting in Lilly's flat... Written by L.H. Wong <>

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A Love Larger Than Death


Romance | Drama | War


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Release Date:

11 February 1999 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Aimee & Jaguar  »

Box Office


DEM 15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,919 (USA) (11 August 2000)


$927,107 (USA) (9 March 2001)

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Did You Know?


Germany's entry to the Academy Awards, in the category of Best Foreign Language Film (1999). See more »


Felice: Is it a crime not to have a cause?
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Referenced in Aimée & Jaguar: Cast and Crew Interviews (2001) See more »


Hoch Droben Auf Dem Berg
Music by Franz Grothe
Lyrics by Ernst Marischka
Wiener Boheme Verlag (BMG UFA)
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The best lesbian love story I've seen
22 October 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Aimee and Jaguar" tells of the love which blossoms between two women, one married with four children and one a Jewess, in 1943/44 Berlin. Beautifully filmed and character-driven with splendid directing and superb performances, there's little to fault in this film as two women cleave to one another under the pall of war, the terror of bombing, and the absence of men. The only liability "A&J" has is the subject may not whet the interest of many.

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