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Marriage in the Shadows

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This German wartime drama was based on a novel by Hans Scheikart. Set in Berlin in the years between 1933 and 1943, the film relates the tragic story of a "forbidden" marriage between German actor Hans Wieland (Paul Klinger) and his Jewish wife Elizabeth (Ilse Steppat). Despite his country's sanctioned anti-Semitism, Wieland loyally stands by his wife, certain that his own status will protect her from persecution. He finally realizes how...more

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