March of Millions

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March of Millions is the international English title of the multi-award-winning three-hour German television film Die Flucht. The film stars Maria Furtwängler in the role of Lena Gräfin von Mahlenberg, the leader of a small convoy of refugees from East... read more

March of Millions is the international English title of the multi-award-winning three-hour German television film Die Flucht. The film stars Maria Furtwängler in the role of Lena Gräfin von Mahlenberg, the leader of a small convoy of refugees from East Prussia fleeing the advancing Red Army in the winter of 1944–1945, and trying to survive uprooted in Bavaria in the aftermath of World War II. When first broadcast by ARD in two parts, on 4 and 5 March 2007, it drew 13.5 million viewers.

Original Release

03/02/2007

Cast

Maria Furtwängler Lena Gräfin von Mahlenberg
Jean-Yves Berteloot Francois Beauvais
Tonio Arango Heinrich Graf von Gernstorff
Gabriela Maria Schmeide Babette
Jürgen Hentsch Berthold Graf von Mahlenberg
Angela Winkler Sophie Gräfin von Gernstorff
Max von Thun Ferdinand, Graf von Gernstorff
Josef Mattes Fritz
Stella Kunkat Victoria 'Vicky'
Michael Ginsburg Mikolai
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kai Wessel

Writers

Gabriela Sperl

Cast

Maria Furtwängler Lena Gräfin von Mahlenberg
Jean-Yves Berteloot Francois Beauvais
Tonio Arango Heinrich Graf von Gernstorff
Gabriela Maria Schmeide Babette
Jürgen Hentsch Berthold Graf von Mahlenberg
Angela Winkler Sophie Gräfin von Gernstorff
Max von Thun Ferdinand, Graf von Gernstorff
Josef Mattes Fritz
Stella Kunkat Victoria 'Vicky'
Michael Ginsburg Mikolai
Barbara Morawiecz Oma Herta
Beate Abraham Frau Meister
Fritz Karl Stv. Gauleiter Herrmann
Marie-Luise Schramm Waltraud
Hanns Zischler Rüdiger Graf von Gernstorff
Winfried Glatzeder Dietrich, the Butler
Siemen Rühaak
Frédéric Vonhof Louis
Arturas Aleksejevas Junger fanatischer Russe
Hans Brückner Stabsfeldwebel Jobst

Producers

Editors

Carsten Eder, Tina Freitag, Heidi Handorf

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