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The Village (1953)

Sie fanden eine Heimat (original title)
Approved | | Drama | 23 October 1953 (USA)
This film deals with the War Orphans following WWII at a children's village in the Swiss Alps where over 200 orphans from all parts of Europe are gathered. The subplots involve a romance ... See full summary »

Director:

Leopold Lindtberg

Writers:

Kurt Früh (screenplay), Leopold Lindtberg (adaptation) | 6 more credits »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Justin ... Alan Manning
Eva Dahlbeck ... Wanda Piwonska
Sigfrit Steiner ... Heinrich Meile
Mary Hinton Mary Hinton ... Miss Worthington
W. Woytecki W. Woytecki ... Dr. Stefan Zielinski
Guido Lorraine Guido Lorraine ... Mr. Karginski
Maurice Régamey Maurice Régamey ... Mr. Faure
Helen Horton Helen Horton ... Miss Sullivan
Roland Catalano Roland Catalano ... Signore Belatti
Krystina Bragiel Krystina Bragiel ... Anja
Voytek Dolinski Voytek Dolinski ... Andrzej
Trevor Hill Trevor Hill ... Michael
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Max Werner Lenz Max Werner Lenz ... Priester
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Storyline

This film deals with the War Orphans following WWII at a children's village in the Swiss Alps where over 200 orphans from all parts of Europe are gathered. The subplots involve a romance betwwen two of the teachers, the grim decision of Red Poland to quit the experiment, and the problem of the German children being viewed as symbols of opression rather than as the same victims as the childfren from other countries. The last credit line is for the Teachers and Children of Pestalozzi Village. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Taglines:

A poignant human story by the producer of "The Search"

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Switzerland | UK

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

23 October 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Village See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Praesens-Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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