More Details for: The woman and the stranger = : Die Frau

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The woman and the stranger = Die Frau und der Fremde.

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Names: Simon, Rainer,
Published: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 - Drama. | Soldiers - Drama. | Prisoners of war - Drama. | Friendship - Drama. | Triangles (Interpersonal relationships) - Drama.
Genres: Feature films.
Online Access: Kanopy Streaming Click here for E-Video. Restricted to IWU Community.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 110 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Event: Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1984.
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary: Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends, so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these stories, Karl falls in love with her in his thoughts. When Karl escapes and goes to Richard's home, Anna knows he is not her husband. But although she tries to resist Karl's love, she feels a growing response to him. Then, one day, Richard returns, This beautifully-shot and -crafted work was the only East German film to ever win the Golden Bear at the West German Berlin International Film Festival. Shortly after this success, however, the film's distribution was suspended due to problems with the literary rights. After over 20 years, the film is now finally available again.
Notes: Title from title frames.
Other Names: Simon, Rainer, director.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst. DEFA Film Library.

More Details for: The woman and the stranger = : Die Frau