Gloomy Sunday

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1999
  • Running time: 112 min
Ein Lied von Liebe und Tod (Gloomy Sunday – A Song of Love and Death, Hungarian: Szomorú vasárnap) is a 1999 film, a German/Hungarian co-production. Although the movie centers on a romantic love triangle with tragic consequences, it has a strong history... read more

Ein Lied von Liebe und Tod (Gloomy Sunday – A Song of Love and Death, Hungarian: Szomorú vasárnap) is a 1999 film, a German/Hungarian co-production. Although the movie centers on a romantic love triangle with tragic consequences, it has a strong history background, set in Hungary during World War II. The film is based on the novel by Nick Barkow, co-written and directed by Rolf Schübel and tells a fictional story about the creation of the infamous song "Gloomy Sunday". Starring are Joachim Król (László, Jewish restaurant owner), Erika Marozsán (Ilona, waitress and László's lover), Stefano Dionisi (András, pianist who creates "Gloomy Sunday") and Ben Becker (Hans Wieck, a German business man who becomes an SS officer).

Original Release

10/21/1999

US Release

10/21/1999

Cast

Erika Marozsán Ilona / wife
Joachim Krol László / husband
Ben Becker Hans Wieck / Hans / SS soldier
Stefano Dionisi András / pianist
András Bálint Ilonas Sohn
Géza Boros Geigenspieler
Rolf Becker Der alte Wieck / Herr Wieck
Ilse Zielstorff Frau Wieck
Ferenc Bács Botschafter
Júlia Zsolnai Frau Botschafter / Frau des Botschafters
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Rolf Schübel

Writers

Ruth Toma, Rolf Schübel, Nick Barkow

Cast

Erika Marozsán Ilona / wife
Joachim Krol László / husband
Ben Becker Hans Wieck / Hans / SS soldier
Stefano Dionisi András / pianist
András Bálint Ilonas Sohn
Géza Boros Geigenspieler
Rolf Becker Der alte Wieck / Herr Wieck
Ilse Zielstorff Frau Wieck
Ferenc Bács Botschafter
Júlia Zsolnai Frau Botschafter / Frau des Botschafters
Aron Sipos Arzt / Arzt (as Aron Sipos)
Ernst Kahl Zeichner Torresz
Jörg Gillner Chefkoch Istvan / Chefkoch István
Denis Moschitto Lehrling Inas
István Mikó Kartoffelhändler
Michael Gampe Direktor Novak
Karl Fischer Herr Svoboda
Markus Hering Herr Schwitz
Werner Brehm Postbote
Wanja Mues Herr Mendel

Producers

Editors

Ursula Höf

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