The Impossible Woman (1936 film)

The Impossible Woman (German: Die unmögliche Frau) is a 1936 German romance film directed by Johannes Meyer and starring Dorothea Wieck, Gustav Fröhlich and Gina Falckenberg.[1] It was shot partly in Romania. It was based on the novel Madame will nicht heiraten by Mia Fellmann.

The Impossible Woman
Directed byJohannes Meyer
Written by
Music byClemens Schmalstich
CinematographyAlexander von Lagorio
Edited byFritz C. Mauch
Distributed byEuropa Film
Release date
  • 3 April 1936 (1936-04-03)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryNazi Germany


The female head of an oil company is known for her aloof manner and is known as an "impossible woman" by her employees. Eventually she falls in love with one of her engineers who has rescued the company from industrial sabotage.



  1. Hake p. 199


  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.
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