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FULL SYNOPSIS

Christian de Bresson plays the son of East German minister Michael Gwynn. The Communist regime has decreed that all children of "dissidents" will be denied entry in a prestigious music conservatory. Anxious to be accepted, young de Bresson prepares to answer the seven questions required by the conservatory, the seventh of which will require him to deny his religious convictions. Before this can happen, the boy is invited by the Communist Party to perform at the Berlin Youth Festival. The boy's father protests, knowing that the Communists intend to use his son as a political pawn, to "prove" to the world that East Germany affords equal rights to persons of the cloth. It is de Bresson himself who decides to quit the Festival and defect to the West. Financed by Lutheran Film Associates, Question 7 was given an honored showcase by the Berlin Film Festival--held, of course, in the western sector. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Michael Gwynn
as Friedrich Gottfried
Margaret Jahnen
as Maria Gottfried
John Ruddock
as Martin Kraus
Leo Bieber
as Herr Rettmann
Erik Schumann
as Rolf Starke
Fritz Wepper
as Heinz Dehmert
Eduard Linkers
as Otto Zingler
Philo Hauser
as Barber
Manfred Furst
as Prof. Stefl
Sigurd Lohde
as Herr Kesselmaier
Erik Jelde
as A.A. Tritschler
Günter Meisner
as Schmidt
Reginald Pasch
Stefan Schnabel
Gerd Vespermann
Max Buchsbaum
as Police Inspector Hermann
Nora Minor
Max Buchsbaum
as Police Inspector Hermann
Günter Meisner
as Schmidt

Crew

Stuart Rosenberg
Director
Lothar Wolff
Producer
Allan Sloane
Screenwriter
Gunther Senftleben
Cinematographer
Hans-Martin Majewski
Composer (Music Score)
Georges Klotz
Editor
Dieter Bartels
Art Director
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