Your Heart Is My Homeland

Your Heart Is My Homeland (German: Dein Herz ist meine Heimat) is a 1953 Austrian-West German drama film directed by Richard Häussler and starring Inge Egger, Erwin Strahl and Viktor Staal.[1] It is also known as Magdalena Percht after the lead character.[2] It is part of the trend of post-war heimatfilm.

Your Heart Is My Homeland
Directed byRichard Häussler
Written byIrmgard Wurmbrand (novel)
Thea von Harbou
StarringInge Egger
Erwin Strahl
Viktor Staal
Music byAnton Profes
CinematographyWalter Tuch
Edited byMax Michel
Beta Film
Primus Film
Distributed byKopp-Filmverleih
Release date
13 November 1953
Running time
81 minutes
West Germany

It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich and on location in Salzburg.

The script was written by Metropolis screenwriter Thea von Harbou. The project had originally been planned in 1947 to be directed by Eduard von Borsody as a comeback vehicle for the actor Attila Hörbiger.[3]



  1. Von Dassanowsky p.155
  2. Fritsche p.249
  3. Von Dassanowsky p.155


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.
  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.
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