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Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a relationship that is interrupted when Hermann returns alive. During a scuffle between the men, Maria accidentally kills Bill. Hermann takes the blame and goes to jail, while Maria begins a hard new life.

  1. Peter Märthesheimer

    Screenplay

  2. Pea Fröhlich

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  3. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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Original Title Die Ehe der Maria Braun

Status Released

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  • October 14, 1979
    Theatrical

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Original Language German

Runtime 2h 0m

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