Spring Awakening (film)

Spring Awakening (German:Frühlingserwachen) is a 1929 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Mathilde Sussin, Toni van Eyck and Paul Henckels. It is an adaptation of the play of the same title by Frank Wedekind.[1] It is part of the cycle of Enlightenment films made during the Weimar era.

Spring Awakening
Directed byRichard Oswald
Produced byLiddy Hegewald
Richard Oswald
Screenplay byFriedrich Raff
Herbert Rosenfeld
Based onSpring Awakening
by Frank Wedekind
StarringMathilde Sussin
Toni van Eyck
Paul Henckels
Carl Balhaus
Music byWalter Ulfig
CinematographyEduard Hoesch
Distributed byHegewald Film
Release date
14 November 1929
German intertitles


See also


  1. Prawer p.86


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.
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