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Clarissa (1998)

Clarissa Schuhmeister is sent away for a convent education - in accordance with the tradition of the time - by her widowed father. While observing his daughter's progress from afar he is ... See full summary »

Director:

Jacques Deray

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maruschka Detmers ... Clarissa
Claude Rich ... Le professeur Silberstein
Stéphane Freiss ... Léonard
Elena Sofia Ricci ... Marion
Dorothea Parton Dorothea Parton ... Madame Kutshera
Wolfgang Gasser Wolfgang Gasser ... Le père de Clarissa
Tobias Moretti ... Gottfried
Fritz Karl Fritz Karl ... Huber
Michael Rotschopf ... Edouard
Bigi Fischer Bigi Fischer ... Déléguée Serbe
Robert Hoffmann ... Dr Ferleitner
Christian Spatzek Christian Spatzek ... Dr Willner
Zsokar Duzar Zsokar Duzar ... Aide de Camp
Nicolas Haffner Nicolas Haffner ... Léonard jeune
Dagmar Truxa Dagmar Truxa ... Madame Kohlmann
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Clarissa Schuhmeister is sent away for a convent education - in accordance with the tradition of the time - by her widowed father. While observing his daughter's progress from afar he is successfully promoted to the rank of general - but is then suspended from duty when his more thoughtful attitude to military matters jars with the tub-thumping jingoism of his time. General Schuhmeister, who has never been able to give expression to his inmost feelings, becomes increasingly withdrawn - while Clarissa, who has learnt discipline and obedience, takes on a job as assistant to the neurologist Dr. Silberstein. Very soon she becomes indispensable to him, and Silberstein involves her increasingly in his research work. At a congress in Lucerne Clarissa meets the French teacher Léonard, and the two of them fall passionately in love. When, after long weeks hiking together in the Alps, they hear that war has broken out, Clarissa grows desperate: for the first time in her life she has experienced ... Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

France | Germany

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

9 November 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Clarissa - Tränen der Zärtlichkeit See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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