Das Versprechen

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Romance Drama
  • Release year: 1995
  • Running time: 115 min
The Promise (German: Das Versprechen) is a 1995 German-language film directed by Margarethe von Trotta. It was an international co-production between Germany, France and Switzerland. Two young lovers in Berlin are separated when the Berlin wall goes... read more

The Promise (German: Das Versprechen) is a 1995 German-language film directed by Margarethe von Trotta. It was an international co-production between Germany, France and Switzerland. Two young lovers in Berlin are separated when the Berlin wall goes up, and their stories intertwine during the three decades to German reunification. This film was chosen as Germany's official submission to the 67th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not receive a nomination.

Original Release

02/16/1995

Cast

Corinna Harfouch Sophie II
Meret Becker Sophie I
August Zirner Konrad II
Eva Mattes Barbara II
Hark Bohm Müller II
Otto Sander Professor Lorenz
Ulrike Krumbiegel Elisabeth
Pierre Besson Harald I
Tina Engel Sophie's Aunt
Dieter Mann Konrad's Father
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Margarethe von Trotta

Writers

Peter Schneider, Felice Laudadio, Margarethe von Trotta

Cast

Corinna Harfouch Sophie II
Meret Becker Sophie I
August Zirner Konrad II
Eva Mattes Barbara II
Hark Bohm Müller II
Otto Sander Professor Lorenz
Ulrike Krumbiegel Elisabeth
Pierre Besson Harald I
Tina Engel Sophie's Aunt
Dieter Mann Konrad's Father
Simone von Zglinicki Konrad's mother (as Simone von Zglienicki)
Wolfgang Winkler Stasi Man at School
Anian Zollner Konrad I
Susanne Ugé Barbara I
Hans Kremer Harald II
Ruth Glöss Konrad's grandmother
Christian Herschmann Alexander (12 years)
Joerg Meister Alexander - 20 years (as Jörg Meister)
Jean-Yves Gautier Gérard
Monika Hansen Sophie's Mother

Producers

Editors

Suzanne Baron

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