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Ediths Tagebuch (1983)

R | | Drama | 31 January 1986 (USA)
When Edith Howland's husband abandons her for a younger woman, leaving her with their alcoholic son and his senile uncle, she begins recording details of an imaginary, much more successful ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Angela Winkler ... Edith Baumeister
Vadim Glowna ... Paul Baumeister
Leopold von Verschuer Leopold von Verschuer ... Chris Baumeister
Hans Madin Hans Madin ... Uncle George
Irm Hermann ... Sabina Angerwolf
Wolfgang Condrus Wolfgang Condrus ... Bernd Angerwolf
Friedrich G. Beckhaus ... Dr. Bleibig
Werner Eichhorn Werner Eichhorn ... Doctor Starr
Sona MacDonald Sona MacDonald ... Katharina
Michaela Gries Michaela Gries ... Annemarie
Beate Tober Beate Tober ... Helga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dieter Baier Dieter Baier
Pierre Clémenti
Barbara Czerwinski Barbara Czerwinski
Susanne Keller Susanne Keller
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When Edith Howland's husband abandons her for a younger woman, leaving her with their alcoholic son and his senile uncle, she begins recording details of an imaginary, much more successful life where she has friends and grandchildren. However, this diversion soon grows unhealthy when she becomes slowly convinced that the fantasies are real. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

31 January 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edith's Diary See more »

Filming Locations:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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