The Girl from Flanders

The Girl from Flanders (German: Ein Mädchen aus Flandern) is a 1956 romantic drama film directed by Helmut Käutner and starring Nicole Berger, Maximilian Schell and Viktor de Kowa.[1] It portrays the relationship between a Belgian woman and a German soldier during the First World War.

The Girl from Flanders
Directed byHelmut Käutner
Produced byHerbert Uhlich
Written by
Starring
Music byBernhard Eichhorn
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byAnneliese Schönnenbeck
Production
company
Distributed byPrisma Film
Release date
  • 16 February 1956 (1956-02-16)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryWest Germany
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin with location filming around the town of Damme in Flanders. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Emil Hasler and Walter Kutz.

Cast

  • Nicole Berger as Angeline Meunier / Engele
  • Maximilian Schell as Lt. Alexander 'Alex' Haller
  • Viktor de Kowa as Monsieur le Curé Simon / Dr.Simon
  • Friedrich Domin as Maj. Gen Leopold Haller, Alex's Father
  • Anneliese Römer as Lysette, Simon's Sister
  • Erica Balqué as Elisabeth Roeder, Alex's Sister
  • Fritz Tillmann as Hauptmann Lüdemann
  • Gert Fröbe as Rittmeister Kupfer
  • Stanislav Ledinek as Feldwebel Roebig
  • Wolfried Lier as Neukerk
  • Clemens Hasse as Zahlmeister
  • Willi Rose as Fahrer Wuttig
  • Reinhard Kolldehoff as 1. Revolutionär / Simon's Henchmen
  • Hans Hessling as 2. Revolutionär / Simon's Henchmen
  • Nelly Beguin as Josine
  • Jochen Blume as Major
  • Emmy Burg as Frau Schröppke
  • Lise Coliny as Augustine Wulverghem
  • Omer Ducarme as Pierre
  • Eberhard Fechner as The Jasmine Soldier
  • Klaus Kammer as Heniz Shopkay
  • Helmut Käutner as Wachtposten
  • Arthur Schröder as Oberst Träutlein
  • Friedrich Maurer as Kriegsgerichtsrat
  • Wolfgang Völz as Major Gunloc
  • Konrad Wagner as Colonel Kruder
  • Herbert Weissbach as Rucksnider
  • Joachim Wichmann as Kleinsmidt
  • Ralf Wolter as German Soldier
  • Eva Bodden
  • Jeanne Brissac
  • Otto A. Buck
  • Inge Drexel
  • Fritz Eberth
  • Hellmut Grube
  • Valentin Klaus
  • Karl Klüsner
  • Felix Knemöller
  • Guillaume Lambrette
  • Oskar Lindner
  • Curt Lucas
  • Ursula Lyn
  • Brigitte Olm
  • Gisela Reiche
  • Rüdiger Renn
  • Martin Rickelt
  • Harald Sawade
  • Lili Schoenborn-Anspach
  • Karl Ludwig Schreiber
  • Thea Thiele
  • Karin von Dassel
  • Günter von Wyhl
  • Kurt Weitkamp

References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 121

Bibliography

  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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