The Saint and Her Fool (1957 film)

The Saint and Her Fool (German: Die Heilige und ihr Narr) is a 1957 Austrian drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Gerhard Riedmann, Gudula Blau and Hertha Feiler.

The Saint and Her Fool
Directed byGustav Ucicky
Produced byHerbert Gruber
Karl Schwetter
Written byAgnes Günther (novel)
StarringGerhard Riedmann
Gudula Blau
Hertha Feiler
Music byFranz Grothe
CinematographyGünther Anders
Edited byHerma Sandtner
Distributed byGloria Film
Release date
1 November 1957
Running time
91 minutes

It was based on the novel of the same title by Agnes Günther. Two previous film versions had been made a silent film in 1928 and a sound film in 1935.[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Isabella Schlichting and Werner Schlichting. It was shot using Agfacolor. It was made with backing from the West German distributor Gloria Film.



  1. Goble p.793


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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