A Woman's Revenge (1921 film)

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A Woman's Revenge
Directed by Robert Wiene
Produced by Paul Ebner
Maxim Galitzenstein
Written by Jules Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly (novella)
Robert Wiene
Starring Vera Karalli
Franz Egenieff
Olga Engl
Margarete Kupfer
Cinematography Erich Waschneck
Distributed by UFA
Release date
  • April 1921 (1921-04)
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

A Woman's Revenge (German: Die Rache einer Frau) is a 1921 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Vera Karalli, Franz Egenieff and Olga Engl. In order to punish her cold, brutal aristocratic husband for murdering her lover, a woman becomes a common prostitute to shame him.[1] The film received largely negative reviews.[2]



  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.88-89
  2. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.91-92


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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