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The Girl from Flanders (1956)

Ein Mädchen aus Flandern (original title)
| Drama, Romance | 1959 (USA)
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A love story between a German soldier and a young Flemish woman amidst World War I.

Director:

Helmut Käutner

Writers:

Carl Zuckmayer (novel), Heinz Pauck (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicole Berger ... Angeline Meunier / Engele
Maximilian Schell ... Lt. Alexander 'Alex' Haller
Viktor de Kowa ... Monsieur le Curé Simon / Dr.Simon
Friedrich Domin ... Maj. Gen Leopold Haller, Alex's Father
Anneliese Römer Anneliese Römer ... Lysette, Simon's Sister
Erica Balqué Erica Balqué ... Elisabeth Roeder, Alex's Sister
Fritz Tillmann Fritz Tillmann ... Hauptmann Lüdemann
Gert Fröbe ... Rittmeister Kupfer
Stanislav Ledinek Stanislav Ledinek ... Feldwebel Roebig
Wolfried Lier ... Neukerk
Clemens Hasse Clemens Hasse ... Zahlmeister
Willi Rose Willi Rose ... Fahrer Wuttig
Reinhard Kolldehoff ... 1. Revolutionär / Simon's Henchmen
Hans Hessling Hans Hessling ... 2. Revolutionär / Simon's Henchmen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nelly Beguin Nelly Beguin ... Josine
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A love story between a German soldier and a young Flemish woman amidst World War I.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl from Flanders See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Production Co:

Capitol Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Anti-War and love
14 April 1999 | by DukeEmanSee all my reviews

An anti-war film that explores the importance of humanity through a romantic love affair. At times it may seem like an overblown soap opera, but the restraint Helmut applies to the strong narrative pleases both the cynics and the romantic at heart.


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