The Heart Must Be Silent

The Heart Must Be Silent (German: Das Herz muß schweigen) is a 1944 German drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Paula Wessely, Mathias Wieman and Werner Hinz.[1] It was produced by Wien Film in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which had been part of Greater Germany since the Anschluss of 1938. It was given further release by West German distributor Deutsche London Film in 1950.

The Heart Must Be Silent
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Directed byGustav Ucicky
Written byGerhard Menzel
Produced byKarl Künzel
StarringPaula Wessely
Mathias Wieman
Werner Hinz
CinematographyGünther Anders
Edited byHenny Brünsch
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
Distributed byDeutsche Filmvertriebs
Release date
19 December 1944
Running time
92 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Otto Niedermoser.



  1. ^ Von Dassanowsky, p. 83.


  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.

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