Beloved Sisters

Beloved Sisters (German: Die geliebten Schwestern)[1] is a 2014 German biographical film written and directed by Dominik Graf. The film is based on the life of the German poet Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805) and upon his long relationships with two sisters, Caroline and Charlotte von Lengefeld. Schiller was ultimately married to Charlotte von Lengefeld.

Beloved Sisters
Film poster
Directed byDominik Graf
Produced byUschi Reich
Written byDominik Graf
StarringHannah Herzsprung
Florian Stetter
Henriette Confurius
Music bySven Rossenbach
Florian van Volxem
CinematographyMichael Wiesweg
Edited byClaudia Wolscht
Release date
  • 8 February 2014 (2014-02-08) (Berlin)
  • 31 July 2014 (2014-07-31) (Germany)

The film was nominated for the Golden Bear Award at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival, and had its premiere at the festival.[2] It was selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.[3]


See also


  1. "Die geliebten Schwestern". berlinale. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  2. "First Films for Competition and Berlinale Special". berlinale. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  3. "OSCARS: Germany Selects Dominik Graf's 'Beloved Sisters' as Academy Award Entry". Variety. Retrieved 27 August 2014.

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