Helden (1958)

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96 min | Comedy Romance | German | 20 November 1958 (West Germany)

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Helden

1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ammunition for his cannon and has to flee. His flight leads him right into the bedroom of his enemy's fiancée.

Director
Franz Peter Wirth
Writers
Eberhard Keindorff George Bernard Shaw (play) Johanna Sibelius
Stars
O.W. Fischer Liselotte Pulver Ellen Schwiers Jan Hendriks
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.

Cast

Ellen SchwiersEllen Schwiers

... Louka

Manfred IngerManfred Inger

... Nicola

O.W. FischerO.W. Fischer

... Hauptmann Bluntschli

Liselotte PulverLiselotte Pulver

... Raina Petkoff

Jan HendriksJan Hendriks

... Leutnant Sergius Slivitzna

Kurt KasznarKurt Kasznar

... Major Petkoff

Ljuba WelitschLjuba Welitsch

... Katharina