The Girl from Flanders

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The Girl from Flanders
The Girl from Flanders.jpg
Directed byHelmut Käutner
Produced byHerbert Uhlich
Written byCarl Zuckmayer (novel)
Heinz Pauck
Helmut Käutner
StarringNicole Berger
Maximilian Schell
Viktor de Kowa
Music byBernhard Eichhorn
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byAnneliese Schönnenbeck
Capitol Film
Distributed byPrisma Film
Release date
16 February 1956
Running time
105 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The Girl from Flanders (German: Ein Mädchen aus Flandern) is a 1956 romantic drama film directed by Helmut Käutner and starring Nicole Berger, Maximilian Schell and Viktor de Kowa.[1] It portrays the relationship between a Belgian woman and a German soldier during the First World War.

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin with location filming around the town of Damme in Flanders. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Emil Hasler and Walter Kutz.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.121


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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