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Du mein stilles Tal (1955)

| Drama | 1959 (USA)
Nikky is getting married, and on this very day her father finds himself falling in love with Rita. But there is something only his wife Elisabeth and three other people, all of them bound ... See full summary »

Director:

Leonard Steckel

Writers:

Jacques Companéez (screenplay), Jacques Companéez (story)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Curd Jürgens ... Gerd
Winnie Markus ... Elisabeth
Bernhard Wicki ... Erik Linden
Siegfried Breuer Jr. Siegfried Breuer Jr. ... Fred (as Walter Breuer)
Ernst Schröder Ernst Schröder ... Dr. Zöller
Paul Hörbiger ... Herr Kramer
Hans Leibelt ... Pfarrer
Leonard Steckel Leonard Steckel ... Doktor
Ingrid Lutz ... Annemarie
Nadja Regin ... Rita
Ingeborg Schöner ... Nikky von Breithagen
Marina Ried ... Maria Lana
Alexa von Porembsky Alexa von Porembsky ... Dienstmädchen
Siegfried Schürenberg Siegfried Schürenberg ... Herr Widmeier
Peter W. Staub Peter W. Staub ... Mikeletti
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Storyline

Nikky is getting married, and on this very day her father finds himself falling in love with Rita. But there is something only his wife Elisabeth and three other people, all of them bound to silence by way of their professional oaths, know: On the day of her own marriage Elisabeth had found out that she was pregnant by another man with whom she had had a passionate if short affair before he left her and disappeared.

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melodrama | marriage | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Schweigepflicht See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Curd Jürgens sued the film company when a change of the film title was announced: from "Schweigepflicht" (oath of silence) to "Du mein stilles Tal" (you my silent valley). He won his case, but the production company appealed the decision which led to a settlement out of court and the film was released under the new title. The actors didn't attend the film's premiere, fearing it would flop after all the negative publicity and with the hated (because somewhat cheesy) new title. However, the film was a huge financial success, very likely because of all the publicity it got through the court case. See more »

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