The Fiancee (film)

The Fiancee (German: Die Verlobte) is a 1980 East German drama film directed by Günter Reisch and Günther Rücker and based on a novel by Eva Lippold. The film is about the resistance of the communist Hella Lindau (Jutta Wachowiak) and her fiancé Hermann Reimers (Regimantas Adomaitis) against the Nazis.

The Fiancee
Directed by
Written by
  • Eva Lippold
  • Günter Reisch
  • Günther Rücker
StarringJutta Wachowiak
CinematographyJürgen Brauer
Distributed byDEFA
Release date
  • 5 September 1980 (1980-09-05)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryEast Germany

The film won the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. It was also chosen as East Germany's official submission to the 53rd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not manage to receive a nomination.[1]


See also


  1. H. G. Pflaum. "On the history of the German candidates for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film". German Films. Archived from the original on 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
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