Maedchen in Uniform*

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Maedchen in Uniform*

  • 1932 ----- b & w ----- 89 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Leontine Sagan; with Hertha Thiele, Dorothea Wieck) Living in the prison-like confines of a Nazi boarding school, a young girl finds herself choked by the institution's strict regimentation and rigid discipline. Under the unbending rule of a matriarchal staff, she falls in love with the school's only caring teacher. When the principal finds out about the affair, her harsh, cruel punishment drives the girl to the brink of suicide. (In German with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Germanics, Motion Pictures: Features, Women Studies)