Marie-Louise (film)

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Marie-Louise
Directed by Leopold Lindtberg
Hermann Haller (uncredited)
Franz Schnyder (uncredited)
Produced by Oscar Düby
Lazar Wechsler
Written by Richard Schweizer
Starring Josiane Hegg
Heinrich Gretler
Margrit Winter
Anne-Marie Blanc
Armin Schweizer
Mathilde Danegger
Music by Robert Blum
Cinematography Emil Berna
Edited by Hermann Haller
Production
company
Distributed by Praesens-Film (Switzerland)
Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn (USA)
Release date
February 19, 1944 (Zürich)
November 12, 1945 (USA)
Running time
103 minutes (Switzerland)
93 minutes (USA)
Country Switzerland
Language Swiss German
French

Marie-Louise is a 1944 Swiss German & French language Swiss film directed by Leopold Lindtberg and an uncredited Franz Schnyder. The film, distributed in the U.S. by Arthur Mayer and Joseph Burstyn, was the first foreign language film ever to win an Academy Award, receiving the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

Cast[edit]

  • Josiane Hegg as Marie-Louise Fleury
  • Heinrich Gretler as Direktor Rüegg / Director Rüegg
  • Margrit Winter as Anna Rüegg
  • Anne-Marie Blanc as Heidi Rüegg
  • Armin Schweizer as Lehrer Bänninger / Teacher Bänninger
  • Mathilde Danegger as Päuli
  • Fred Tanner as Robert Scheibli
  • Emil Gerber as Ernst Schwarzenbach
  • Bernard Ammon as André
  • Germaine Tournier as Frau Fleury / Mrs. Fleury
  • Schaggi Streuli as Emil Kägi

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