Ein weites Herz - Schicksalsjahre einer deutschen Familie (2013)

Set in Germany in the years leading up to and through WW2, this is the story of a courageous and headstrong young woman, Isa, and her family.



Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Credited cast:
Isa Vermehren
Petra Vermehren
Max von Thun ...
Erich Vermehren
Kurt Vermehren
Alexander Khuon ...
Michael Vermehren
Elisabeth von Plettenberg
Hinnerk Schönemann ...
Laurenz Weber
Jürgen Tarrach ...
Werner Roth
Thomas Thieme ...
Kriminalrat Schadeck
Gräfin Gisela von Plettenberg
Hedi Kriegeskotte ...
Danuta Nowak
Eleonore Weisgerber ...
Mutter Oberin
Judith Rosmair ...
Charlotte Harder
Thomas Arnold ...
Heinz Zacher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albrecht Ganskopf ...
SS - Mann


Isa is a courageous and headstrong young woman living in Germany during the time of Nazi rule. Her plans to become a teacher are nixed when she is denied her school leaving certificate, in spite of having successfully passed all exams, because she performs a satirical anti establishment song at the graduation ceremony. Isa now decides to make a living as a cabaret performer, a career choice her parents are not happy with. She soon becomes a success as a singer and accordion player, and she meets a young pianist with whom she falls in love. She also makes the acquaintance of a young countess who is involved in a Catholic organization, and the two women become close friends. Meanwhile, Isa learns, to her dismay, that her father is having an extramarital affair, but she hopes and believes that it will blow over and things will straighten themselves out for her parents. However, her father refuses to end the affair, and her mother, a journalist, asks to be transferred to Greece. Isa ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | War





Release Date:

1 April 2013 (Germany)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: