Lili Marleen

feature film, 1981

DIRECTED BY: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Lili Marleen

Giancarlo Giannini (Robert),
Hanna Schygulla (Willie),
Mel Ferrer (David Mendelsson),
Karl-Heinz von Hassel (Henkel)

Rainer Werner Fassbinder,
Manfred Purzer,
Joshua Sinclair (prema romanu Lale Andersen)

Xaver Schwarzenberger

A love story of a woman that sings for Nazis and a Jewish composer. Wilkie helps Robert transport the Jews to a safer territory. She becomes popular with a song, Lili Marleen, and even Hitler expresses a desire to see her. Despite all, Wilkie doesn’t forget Robert. 

digital, color, 120 min