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AVE MARIA (1953) * with switchable English subtitles *

Alfred Braun, Zarah Leander, Hans Stüwe and Marianne Hold
$13.99

Die ehemalige Konzertsängerin Karin Twerdy arbeitet als Sängerin in einem Nachtlokal. So finanziert sie die Erziehung ihrer Tochter Daniela in einer Klosterschule. Als Karin sie dort besucht, lernt sie den Industriellen Dietrich Gontard kennen, der gemeinsam mit seinem Sohn ebenfalls seine Tochter besucht. Gontard und Karin kommen sich näher, und auch ihre Kinder werden ein Paar. Jedoch als Gontard von Karins Beruf erfährt, erklärt er, dass er einer Heirat ihrer Kinder nicht zustimmen könne. Um Danielas Glück nicht im Wege zu stehen, verspricht Karin daraufhin, aus Gontards Leben zu verschwinden. Sie geht unter falschem Namen ins Ausland, Daniela hält sie für tot. Aber als Daniela einem Kind das Leben schenkt, kommt Karin heimlich zur Taufe in die Kirche und singt das "Ave Maria". Nur ihre Tochter erkennt die Stimme der Mutter und lässt sie nicht mehr fort.

Karin Twerdy, played by Zarah Leander, has a secret.  Her daughter, Daniella, played by Marianne Hold, doesn't know about it. Only her close friend, Sister Benedicta, knows.  Karin's a night club singer at a sleazy area in Germany, performing under the false name, Marita. It pays for her daughter's convent school and a rented mansion,to put up a front, when she's at home from school. The day Karin picks up her daughter for vacation, she invites her best girlfriend and her brother, Thomas Gontard, as well as her best friend's father, Dietrik Gontard, to vacation at her place.  It seems everything is going well; but after the vacation, Karin sends Daniella back to school and goes back to the sleazy night club to continue working to to pay the bills. Unfortunately, Dietrik shows up at the night club and catches her act. He's outraged and confronts her after the show. He now opposes her daughter and his son's happiness. Karin defends her daughter and her future son in law's happiness as well as her career. She tell's him that she's leaving, so that her daughter will never find out how she make's a living.   When Karin flees on a train to Finland, a fellow passenger, a woman, tells Karin her woes.  The woman eventually jumps to her death from the train, committing suicide.  But she leaves her purse and her passport.  Is this Karin's big chance to change her life?


DVD-R IS IN GERMAN WITH SWITCHABLE ENGLISH SUBTITLES.

QUALITY (of feature film only): 

 

·        Digital Quality?  - yes

·        Sharpness of picture?  - excellent, digital quality

 

 

LENGTH OF FEATURE FILM:  91 mins


 
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SWITCHABLE (SOFT) SUBTITLES WILL NOT SHOW UP WHEN VIEWING THE SAMPLE BELOW.  IF YOU SEE SUBTITLES, THEN THEY ARE HARD-ENCODED (meaning, they cannot be turned off when viewing the film):

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