Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform) (Maidens in Uniform)
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Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform) (Maidens in Uniform)
Inspired by Christa Winsloe's play Gestern und Heute, Maedchen in Uniform is one of the most memorable and moving of the pre-Hitler German talkies. Hertha Thiele plays a new student in an exclusive girls' boarding school. Achingly lonely because she feels deserted by her family, Hertha keeps her distance from the rest of the girls. Persecuted for her solitary stance by principal Emilia Unda, Hertha is drawn to her sympathetic teacher Dorothea Wieck. What starts as a friendship blossoms into a romance. While public revelation of this relationship proves disastrous to both student and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Decades later, Sagan's German anti-authoritarian tale is still the most significant and provocative lesbian-themed film made."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A classic. See it."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"Its content is still provocative."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews