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March of millions (2007)

Die Flucht (original title)
In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.

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Kai Wessel

Writer:

Gabriela Sperl
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Furtwängler Maria Furtwängler ... Lena Gräfin von Mahlenberg
Jean-Yves Berteloot ... Francois Beauvais
Tonio Arango ... Heinrich Graf von Gernstorff
Gabriela Maria Schmeide Gabriela Maria Schmeide ... Babette
Jürgen Hentsch Jürgen Hentsch ... Berthold Graf von Mahlenberg
Hanns Zischler ... Rüdiger Graf von Gernstorff
Angela Winkler ... Sophie Gräfin von Gernstorff
Max von Thun Max von Thun ... Ferdinand, Graf von Gernstorff
Josef Mattes Josef Mattes ... Fritz
Stella Kunkat Stella Kunkat ... Victoria 'Vicky'
Michael Ginsburg Michael Ginsburg ... Mikolai
Barbara Morawiecz Barbara Morawiecz ... Oma Herta
Marie-Luise Schramm Marie-Luise Schramm ... Waltraud
Frédéric Vonhof ... Louis
Beate Abraham Beate Abraham ... Frau Meister
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[PART 1] With the Nazi troops forced to retreat on the East front in the summer of1944, terminally ill East Prussian count Berthold von Mahlenberg welcomes on his ancestral castle estate for the first time his granddaughter Victoria 'Vicky', for her sake only curbing his resentment against heiress Lena, who left eight years ago, preferring her bastard over arranged fiance count Heinrich von Gernstorff, whose idealistic brother Ferdinand, now a disillusioned, cynical field officer, her true best friend, is trough with his meddling father Rüdiger and the Third Reich. For lack of a healthy male, Lena starts running the war shortages-affected Mahlenberg estate, dependent on precarious POW and conscripted laborers, using connections maximally, even ultimately agrees to wed Heinrich, but Ferdinand shoots himself at the reception. As the Soviet advance becomes undeniably obvious, Lena and the workers French leader François Beauvais take the farm 'family' in January 1945 on the run to the ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

2 March 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

March of Millions See more »

Filming Locations:

Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (2.0)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The drama's first part drew an audience of 11.18 million viewers in Germany, making it the network's most successful movie for the last 10 years. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Neues aus der Anstalt: Episode #2.1 (2008) See more »

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Why are we so ashamed to understand that we are humans too?
11 June 2010 | by wind_highlanderSee all my reviews

You see, it is different to be an American than to be a German. Americans won the war. Germans lost it. I've had to deal all my life with my father's flight from Silesia to South America running away from the Russians. You never had bombs falling on your head. You were not an East Prussian, A Silesian... You didn't live in Dresden when the bombers came. You didn't loose your home, your parents, your sons, your neighbors, your country. But my family does know because it was there.

When I read your words, as well intentioned as they may be, I understand why the History Channel shows so many American and British WWII aces shooting down German pilots to bring peace and order to the world. Because they were right. Because they were good. Because there's no doubt that their goodness and rightness was the real goodness and the real rightness that, thank God, won over evil and reigns victorious in the world today...

Because that's what you think, isn't it? It gives you peace and so does it to many millions more. How good you can sleep at night and teach those that were directly underneath your bombs how to behave today. Because, that's all too clear, they have still a lot to learn, a lot not to forget. Keep your righteous words coming. The world needs them. We Germans need them. We are eager to hear them. Thank you so very much! By the way... I loved the film. Though it saddened me deeply to watch it.


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