The Great Sacrifice (1944)

12/08/1944 (DE) Drama 1h 38m
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A young woman from Sweden (Kristina Söderbaum) living in Hamburg in the summer months attracts a newly married explorer, Albrecht Froben (Carl Raddatz) who has just returned to his native city. But although she seems to be 'life itself', she suffers from a tropical disease which is slowly killing her. Froben is torn between Äls and his wife Octavia (Irene von Mayendorff), who is seen as a kind of 'heavenly' counterpart to the earthy Äls.

  1. Veit Harlan

    Director, Writer

  2. Rudolf G. Binding


  3. Hans Radtke


  4. Alfred Braun


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carl Raddatz

    Albrecht Froben

  2. Irene von Meyendorff

    Irene von Meyendorff

    Octavia Froben

  3. Kristina Söderbaum

    Kristina Söderbaum

    Aels Flodéen

  4. Franz Schafheitlin


  5. Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur

    Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur

    Sanitätsrat Terboven

  6. Paul Bildt

    Paul Bildt

    Aels Flodeens Notar

  7. Otto Treßler

    Senator Froben

  8. Annemarie Steinsieck

    Frau Froben

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The Great Sacrifice

Original Title Opfergang

Status Released

Original Language German

Budget -

Revenue -


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