Heartbroken on the Moselle

Heartbroken on the Moselle (German: Moselfahrt aus Liebeskummer) is a 1953 West German romantic comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Will Quadflieg, Elisabeth Müller, and Oliver Grimm. It was based on a 1932 novella by Rudolf G. Binding.[1]

Heartbroken on the Moselle
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Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Produced byJochen Genzow
Written by
Music byJohannes Weissenbach
CinematographyHeinz Schnackertz
Edited byElisabeth Kleinert-Neumann
Ariston Film
Distributed byColumbia Film
Release date
  • 12 November 1953 (1953-11-12)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich with outdoor film taking place in Bayreuth in Bavaria and at various locations in the Rhineland.



  1. ^ Goble, p. 875.


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-095194-3.
  • Rentschler, Eric, ed. (2013). German Film and Literature: Adaptations and Transformations. Hoboken, NJ: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-136-36873-8.

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