The Woman One Longs For

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The Woman One Longs For
The Woman One Longs For.jpg
Marlene Dietrich in a scene from the film.
Directed by Curtis Bernhardt
Produced by Hermann Grund
Written by Max Brod
Ladislaus Vajda
Starring Marlene Dietrich
Fritz Kortner
Frida Richard
Oskar Sima
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Edward Kilenyi
Cinematography Curt Courant
Hans Scheib
Distributed by Terra Film
Release date
29 April 1929
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Woman One Longs For (German: Die Frau, nach der man sich sehnt) is a 1929 German silent drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Marlene Dietrich, Fritz Kortner and Frida Richard. Made partly at the Babelsberg Studios, it premiered on 29 April 1929 at the Mozartsaal in Berlin.[1] IThe film's art direction was by Robert Neppach. It is also known by the alternative title The Three Lovers.

The film was originally silent with a scored orchestra accompaniment by Giuseppe Becce. In 1931 a synchronised soundtrack was added with music by Edward Kilenyi.



  1. ^ Bach p.496


  • Bach, Steven. Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend. University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
  • Spoto, Donald. Blue Angel: The Life of Marlene Dietrich. Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

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