The Marriage of Maria Braun (German: Die Ehe der Maria Braun) is a 1979 West German film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The film stars Hanna Schygulla as Maria, whose marriage to the soldier Hermann remained unfulfilled due to World War II and his post-war imprisonment. Maria adapts to the realities of post-war Germany and becomes the wealthy mistress of an industrialist, all the while staying true to her love for Hermann. The film was one of the more successful works of Fassbinder and shaped the image of the New German Cinema in foreign countries. The film is the first instalment of Fassbinder's BRD Trilogy, followed by Veronika Voss and Lola. Wikipedia
The Marriage of Maria Braun is a member of the following lists: War drama films, German-language films, Films set in Germany, Films set in the 1940s, World War II films, Art films, Interracial romance films, Films set in the 1950s, Pregnancy films and West German films.
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