Spring Awakening (film)

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Spring Awakening
Spring Awakening (film).jpg
Directed by Richard Oswald
Produced by Liddy Hegewald
Richard Oswald
Written by Frank Wedekind (play)
Friedrich Raff
Herbert Rosenfeld
Starring Mathilde Sussin
Toni van Eyck
Paul Henckels
Carl Balhaus
Music by Walter Ulfig
Cinematography Eduard Hoesch
Distributed by Hegewald Film
Release date
14 November 1929
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Silent
German intertitles

Spring Awakening (German:Frühlingserwachen) is a 1929 Czech-German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Mathilde Sussin, Toni van Eyck and Paul Henckels. It is an adaptation of the play of the same title by Frank Wedekind.[1] It is part of the cycle of Enlightenment films made during the Weimar era.



  1. ^ Prawer p.86


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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