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A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.

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Kai Wessel

Writers:

Hildegard Knef (autobiography), Maria von Heland (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heike Makatsch ... Hildegard Knef
Dan Stevens ... David Cameron
Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu ... Else Bongers
Hanns Zischler ... Erich Pommer
Johanna Gastdorf ... Frieda Knef
Trystan Pütter ... Kurt Hirsch
Michael Gwisdek ... Großvater
Roger Cicero Roger Cicero ... Ricci Blum
Anian Zollner Anian Zollner ... Ewald von Demandowsky
Sylvester Groth ... Boleslaw Barlog
Stanley Townsend ... David O. Selznick
Fritz Roth Fritz Roth ... Stiefvater
Hary Prinz ... Willi Forst
Jeroen Willems Jeroen Willems ... Anatole Litvak
Marlon van den Boogaard Marlon van den Boogaard ... Heinz
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A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English | Polish | Russian

Release Date:

12 March 2009 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Hilde - Aru joyû no hikari to kage See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Heike Makatsch originally had to back out of the project due to her pregnancy in 2006. But, pre-production was then delayed and she was eventually able to take the lead part. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Hilde is entering the "Selznick International Pictures" is set in 1948 and the "Hollywood"-sign is visible in the background. In 1948 the sign should have said "Hollywoodland". The "LAND"-part has been deleted in 1949. See more »

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References Man in the Moon (1960) See more »

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