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Lída Baarová (2016)

A biographical film about the black-and-white era Czech actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair with one of the Third Reich's most powerful men: the Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels.

Director:

Filip Renc

Writer:

Ivan Hubac (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tatiana Pauhofová ... Lída Baarová
Karl Markovics ... Joseph Goebbels
Gedeon Burkhard ... Gustav Fröhlich
Simona Stasová ... Mrs. Babková - Lída's mother
Martin Huba ... Mr. Babka - Lída's father
Pavel Kríz ... Adolf Hitler
Zdenka Procházková ... Lída Baarová (80 years old)
Anna Fialová ... Zorka - Lída's younger sister
Lenka Vlasáková ... Magda Goebbels - wife of Reichminister of Propaganda
Jirí Mádl ... Hans Fischer - 2nd AD in UFA Babelsberg film studio
Karel Dobrý ... Gerhard Lamprecht - film director
David Novotný ... Ernst Hugo Correll - UFA producer
Jan Révai ... Diether von Wedel - Goebbels' adjutant
Hana Vagnerová ... Journalist
Alois Svehlík ... Prof. MUDr. Josef Pelnár - Mr. Babka's doctor
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Storyline

One of the greatest untold love stories of the 20th century, this is the story of Lída Baarová, a beautiful Czech actress, who conquered Germany's silver screen as well as the heart of one of the Third Reich's most powerful men: the Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels. How could Hitler's chief ideologist fall in love with a non-Aryan Slavonic beauty whose race had been designated as inferior by the Führer in "Mein Kampf" and whose country was soon to be occupied by the Nazis? How could one of Europe's most glamorous actresses reject offers of stardom from Hollywood in preference to a dangerous romance with the Nazi monster with a deformed leg? Written by CzechFilmCenter

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She turned down Hollywood to become Goebbels' lover


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the first Czech movie available at Netflix. See more »

Goofs

Reich Minister Giebels assembles German actors post 1933 in the Kroll Opera House to warn them against leaving Germany for opportunities in the United States. By this time however the opera house had already been transformed into the unmistakable meeting place for the Reichstag, and was no longer a public theatre. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lída Baarová (80 years old): I have loved a criminal. But that's not a crime.
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Connections

References The Traitor (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Kdyz tancí dábel s andelem
Music by Ondrej Soukup, lyrics by Gabriela Osvaldová
Performed by Lucie Bílá
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An underrated movie
7 May 2020 | by abidduibSee all my reviews

This film gives us a idea about Hitler's "gang of propaganda". This movie can consider a good historiy based content where we can see the key players visions about their life and other life's. A movie about fake love, greed, stardom, misusing of power and fall down. A good movie for all history lovers.


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Language:

Czech | German | English

Release Date:

21 January 2016 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Lída Baarová See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CZK80,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,480,082
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 96kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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