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Die wunderbare Lüge der Nina Petrowna (1929)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Brigitte Helm ... Nina Petrowna
Francis Lederer ... Lt. Michael Rostof (as Franz Lederer)
Warwick Ward Warwick Ward ... Col. Beranoff
Lya Jan Lya Jan ... Bauernmädchen
Harry Hardt Harry Hardt
Ekkehard Arendt Ekkehard Arendt
Michael von Newlinsky
Franz Schafheitlin Franz Schafheitlin
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

31 May 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Divne laži Nine Petrovne See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Danish title:"Nina Petrowna". See more »

Connections

Version of The Lie of Nina Petrovna (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Einmal Sagt man sich Adieu
(stunden die nicht wiederkehren)
Music by Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Lyrics by Fritz Rotter
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Masterpiece of German Silents from Expressionist 1920's
9 September 2002 | by JanazzSee all my reviews

Caught the incredible performance of Brigitte Helm in this forgotten classic at the 2002 Telluride Film Festival. Experience was enhanced by live orchestration by Mont Alto Orchestra. Helm, who was also great in Fritz Lang's Metropolis, goes from ice queen to awakened woman in love with fluidity. The finale is bittersweet. Catch it if you have the opportunity. You won't be sorry.


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