Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness

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Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness
DVD cover
Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
Written by Margarethe von Trotta
Luisa Francia
Martje Grohmann
Wolfgang Bächler
Music by Konstantin Wecker
Cinematography Franz Rath
Edited by Annette Dorn
Distributed by Cinema 5 Distributing (USA)
Release date
18 September 1979 (Filmfest Hamburg)[1]
January 31, 1980 (USA)
Running time
95 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness (German: Schwestern oder Die Balance des Glücks) is a 1979 West German drama film written and directed by Margarethe von Trotta.



In 1980, the film won the Film Award in Gold at the German Film Awards and in 1981 it won the Grand Prix at the Créteil International Women's Film Festival.[2]


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