Nina (1956 film)

Nina is a 1956 West German drama film directed by Rudolf Jugert and starring Anouk Aimée, Karlheinz Böhm and Peter Carsten.[1]

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Directed byRudolf Jugert
Produced byMax Koslowski
Written byHelmuth Ashley
Joachim Fernau
Based onRomeo and Juliet in Vienna by Milo Dor and Reinhard Federmann
StarringAnouk Aimée
Karlheinz Böhm
Peter Carsten
Music byFriedrich Meyer
CinematographyHelmuth Ashley
Edited byEva Kroll
Corona Filmproduktion
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
21 September 1956
Running time
89 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Erich Kettelhut. Based on the 1954 novel Romeo and Juliet in Vienna by Milo Dor and Reinhard Federmann, it premiered in Hannover.[2]


In Vienna at the height of the Cold War, an American journalist falls in love with a secretary working for the Soviets, a relationship that ultimately ends in tragedy.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.226
  2. ^ Goble p.131


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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