My Mother's Courage


1h 32m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Based on writer George Tabori's recollection of his mother's plight in Nazi-held Budapest of 1944, the story of a Jewish woman whose ironic intrigues allow her to escape from Auschwitz concentration camp.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mutters Courage
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Location
Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Based on writer George Tabori's recollection of his mother's plight in Nazi-held Budapest of 1944, the story of a Jewish woman whose ironic intrigues allow her to escape from Auschwitz concentration camp.

Crew

Karel Ancerl

Music Conductor

Fa Heinrich Bader

Special Effects

Sarah Beckmann

Set Decorator

Theo Bierkens

Director Of Photography

Petr Bilek

Production Manager

Jan Bllek

Production

Hagen Bogdanski

Camera

Mick Boggis

Rerecording

Istvan Bucsi

Assistant Director

Terry Busby

Foley Editor

Rosta Debef

Special Effects

Brendan Donnison

Adr Voice Casting

Benjamin Epp

Camera

Michael Epp

Director Of Photography

Jon Stephen Fink

Writer (Dialogue)

Jon Stephen Fink

Screenplay

Endre Florian

Production

Otto Franke

Special Effects

David Freeman

Editor

Peter Fuchs

Music

Tomas Gabriss

Production

Laszlo Gardonyi

Production

Claude Garnier

Set Decorator

Barbara Glockner

Wardrobe

Inga Gordan

Production Manager

Michelle Guish

Casting

Sir Hamilton Hardy

Music Conductor

Michael Hausman

Script Supervisor

Joseph Haydn

Music

Rosemarie Hettman

Costume Designer

Wolfgang Hundhammer

Production Designer

Nada Jiraskova

Wardrobe

Marcel Just

Assistant Director

Rene Korenar

Production Manager

Andrea Kriegl

Researcher

Gerlinde Kunz

Makeup Artist

Ralph Leistl

Camera

Richard Lewzey

Music

Julius A Linke

Wardrobe

Franz Lizst

Music

Javor Lorant

Production Designer

Archie Ludski

Adr Editor

Gyorgy Marosi

Production

Eva Marticova

Wardrobe

Peter Maxwell

Rerecording

Volker Messerschmidt

Post-Production Supervisor

James Mitchell

Executive Producer

Klaus Moderegger

Camera

Alan Moorhouse

Song

Beate Morbach

Wardrobe

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music

Robin Neusser

Location Manager

Jochen Nitsch

Continuity

Julian Nott

Music

Rocky Phelan

Adr Editor

Lutz Rabbach

Production Manager

Osman Ragheb

Dialogue Consultant

Nic Raine

Original Music

Bob Risk

Adr Editor

Johannes Rommel

Sound Recordist

Christine Rothe

Line Producer

Corinna Ruchardt

Wardrobe

Petr Samec

Assistant Director

Paul Schmidt

Makeup Artist

Srdjan Simeonovic

Assistant Director

Dorothee Specht

Production Coordinator

Monika Strelkova

Script Supervisor

Eva Studecka

Wardrobe

George Tabori

Source Material (From Novel)

Jaroslav Tomsa

Stunt Coordinator

Maria Ungor

Production Manager

Eva Vackova

Wardrobe

Yves Vandermeeren

Camera

Michael Verhoeven

Producer

Michael Verhoeven

Screenplay

Simon Verhoeven

Music

Geza Vincze

Production Manager

Jiri Vojtik

Location Manager

Helena Vondruskova

Wardrobe

Annie Wallbank

Post-Production Supervisor

Les Wiggins

Sound Editor

Allan Wilson

Music Conductor

Ann Wingate

Associate Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Mutters Courage
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Location
Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Awarded the 1996 German Film Award.

Awarded the 1995 Bavarian Film Award.

Released in United States Fall September 10, 1997

Released in United States November 28, 1997

Released in United States on Video February 13, 2007

Released in United States November 1995

Released in United States February 1996

Released in United States October 1996

Released in United States January 1997

Shown at MIFED in Milan, Italy, November 5-10, 1995.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 15-26, 1996.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.

Completed shooting November 1994.

"My Mother's Courage" was filmed simultaneously in English and Hungarian.

English, German and Hungarian versions available

Released in United States Fall September 10, 1997

Released in United States November 28, 1997 (Laemmle's Music Hall; Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video February 13, 2007

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at MIFED in Milan, Italy, November 5-10, 1995.)

Released in United States February 1996 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 15-26, 1996.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Union Film Showcase) October 18-31, 1996.)