EAST OF BERLIN


Starring Brigitte Parmentier, Jean-Marie Lemaire,
Cathy Greiner, Pamela Stanford, Henri Lambert

Directed by A.M. Franck
Music by Daniel White
Screenplay by A.L. Mariaux
Director of photography Raymond Heil

 

In Berlin, just before World War II, Renata, a beautiful blond and Eric, a talented pianist, become engaged. They look forward to living happily ever after. However, the War breaks out and after a moving farewell, Eric leaves for the front.
Several months later, Renata enlists in the women auxiliary corps. After a series of misadventures, Renata winds up at the Russian front. She witnesses the savage battles taking place in the snow-covered landscape. After one particularly fierce battle, Eric and Renata meet by chance. The Germans have been defeated and pushed back. And the young lovers decide to flee together in a sled, but find they cannot escape the horrors of war.