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Ein weites Herz - Schicksalsjahre einer deutschen Familie (2013)

Set in Germany in the years leading up to and through WW2, this is the story of a courageous and headstrong young woman, Isa, and her family.

Director:

Thomas Berger

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nadja Uhl ... Isa Vermehren
Iris Berben ... Petra Vermehren
Max von Thun Max von Thun ... Erich Vermehren
Friedrich von Thun ... Kurt Vermehren
Alexander Khuon Alexander Khuon ... Michael Vermehren
Peri Baumeister ... Elisabeth von Plettenberg
Hinnerk Schönemann Hinnerk Schönemann ... Laurenz Weber
Jürgen Tarrach Jürgen Tarrach ... Werner Roth
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Kriminalrat Schadeck
Elena Uhlig ... Gräfin Gisela von Plettenberg
Hedi Kriegeskotte Hedi Kriegeskotte ... Danuta Nowak
Eleonore Weisgerber Eleonore Weisgerber ... Mutter Oberin
Judith Rosmair Judith Rosmair ... Charlotte Harder
Thomas Arnold Thomas Arnold ... Heinz Zacher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albrecht Ganskopf Albrecht Ganskopf ... SS - Mann
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Storyline

Isa is a courageous and headstrong young woman living in Germany during the time of Nazi rule. Her plans to become a teacher are nixed when she is denied her school leaving certificate, in spite of having successfully passed all exams, because she performs a satirical anti establishment song at the graduation ceremony. Isa now decides to make a living as a cabaret performer, a career choice her parents are not happy with. She soon becomes a success as a singer and accordion player, and she meets a young pianist with whom she falls in love. She also makes the acquaintance of a young countess who is involved in a Catholic organization, and the two women become close friends. Meanwhile, Isa learns, to her dismay, that her father is having an extramarital affair, but she hopes and believes that it will blow over and things will straighten themselves out for her parents. However, her father refuses to end the affair, and her mother, a journalist, asks to be transferred to Greece. Isa ...

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1 April 2013 (Germany) See more »

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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