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Bride of the Orient (1989)

Gekauftes Glück (original title)
After the death of his mother, farmer Windleter feels very lonely on his small mountain farm in Switzerland. Chances to find a wife in the small village are nil - a life with him would mean... See full summary »

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Urs Odermatt

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wolfram Berger Wolfram Berger ... Windleter
Arunotai Jitreekan Arunotai Jitreekan ... Thailänderin
Werner Herzog ... Gemeindeschreiber Businger
Mathias Gnädinger Mathias Gnädinger ... 'Hirschen'-Wirt
Günter Meisner ... Pfarrer Barmettler
Marie-Thérèse Mäder Marie-Thérèse Mäder ... Jeannine, die Bäckerstochter
Annamirl Bierbichler Annamirl Bierbichler ... Vreneli
Helen Vita Helen Vita ... Ehevermittlerin
Michael Gempart ... Pöstler
Jan Kadlec Jan Kadlec ... Boris, Mädchenhändler
Daniela Tallarico Daniela Tallarico ... Tamara
Josef Odermatt Josef Odermatt ... Cousin
Huerequeque Enrique Bohorquez Huerequeque Enrique Bohorquez ... Faden-Kari
Nina Ackermann Nina Ackermann ... Dörflerin
Bernhard Landau Bernhard Landau ... Standesbeamter
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Storyline

After the death of his mother, farmer Windleter feels very lonely on his small mountain farm in Switzerland. Chances to find a wife in the small village are nil - a life with him would mean hard work seven days a week. So he finally "orders" a young woman from Thailand, who grew up on a farm herself, and marries her right away, although she doesn't speak a word of German. Slowly they start to grow together - but his village neighbors won't accept her and treat her like a dirty whore. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Language:

Swiss German | German

Release Date:

2 March 1989 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bride of the Orient See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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