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'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)

'38 (original title)
| Drama | 1986 (Austria)
In 1938, Austria is about to become a part of the Third Reich. A theater actress and a Jewish journalist fall in love and spend time together completely ignoring the political turmoil of the time despite friendly warnings.

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Wolfgang Glück
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tobias Engel Tobias Engel ... Martin
Sunnyi Melles ... Carola
Heinz Trixner Heinz Trixner ... Toni
Romuald Pekny ... Sovary
Ingrid Burkhard ... Frau Schostal
Josef Fröhlich Josef Fröhlich ... Kemetter
Tanja von Oertzen Tanja von Oertzen ... Frau von Wartenburg
Lotte Ledl ... Carola's Mutter (Carola's Mother)
David Cameron David Cameron ... Oberst (Colonel)
Walter Starz Walter Starz ... Sollnau
Lukas Resetarits Lukas Resetarits ... Taxichauffeur (Cabdriver)
Gerhard Bronner Gerhard Bronner
Miguel Herz-Kestranek Miguel Herz-Kestranek
Michael Kehlmann Michael Kehlmann
Ulf Dieter Kusdas Ulf Dieter Kusdas
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In 1938, Austria is about to become a part of the Third Reich. A theater actress and a Jewish journalist fall in love and spend time together completely ignoring the political turmoil of the time despite friendly warnings.

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Country:

Austria | West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1986 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

38 - Vienna Before the Fall See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Mono

Color:

Color
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This was the first Austrian film to be nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign film. See more »

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