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A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.

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Cast

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Monica Bleibtreu ...
Else Bongers
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Erich Pommer
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Frieda Knef
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Kurt Hirsch
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Großvater
Roger Cicero ...
Anian Zollner ...
Ewald von Demandowsky
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Boleslaw Barlog
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David O. Selznick
Fritz Roth ...
Stiefvater
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Jeroen Willems ...
Anatole Litvak
Marlon van den Boogaard ...
Heinz
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A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.

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12 March 2009 (Germany)  »

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Hilde - Aru joyû no hikari to kage  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Heike Makatsch originally had to back out of the project due to her pregnancy in 2006. But, pre-production was then delayed and she was eventually able to take the lead part. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Hilde is entering the "Selznick International Pictures" is set in 1948 and the "Hollywood"-sign is visible in the background. In 1948 the sign should have said "Hollywoodland". The "LAND"-part has been deleted in 1949. See more »

Connections

References Murderers Among Us (1946) See more »

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