Marlene


2h 12m 2000

Brief Synopsis

The legendary life Marlene Dietrich, celebrated star of film, cabaret and theater, from the time of the filming of Josef Von Sternberg's "The Blue Angel" (Germany/1930) through the end of World War II.

Film Details

Release Date
2000
Production Company
Amberlon Pictures; Rai Cinema; Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures Gmbh; Wild Bunch AG; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Distribution Company
Buena Vista International; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Senator Film Verleih; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Hamburg, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Munich, Germany; Los Angeles, California, USA; Babelsberg, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 12m

Synopsis

The legendary life Marlene Dietrich, celebrated star of film, cabaret and theater, from the time of the filming of Josef Von Sternberg's "The Blue Angel" (Germany/1930) through the end of World War II.

Film Details

Release Date
2000
Production Company
Amberlon Pictures; Rai Cinema; Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures Gmbh; Wild Bunch AG; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Distribution Company
Buena Vista International; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Senator Film Verleih; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Hamburg, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Munich, Germany; Los Angeles, California, USA; Babelsberg, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 12m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Best Feature prize at the 2000 hollywood Film Festival.

Released in United States May 2000

Released in United States August 2000

Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 2000.

Shown at Hollywood Film Festival (Opening Night) August 2-7, 2000.

The late director Louis Malle worked for several years developing an adaptation of Maria Riva's biography of her mother Marlene Dietrich.

Producer Katharina Trebitsch's Hamburg-based Trebitsch Produktion Int had planned to sell jewelry, cigarettes and diapers under the name Marlene, but after her company was sued by the German unit of U.S. rights holder Marlene Inc., the Marlene Dietrich Collection, a Munich District Court ruled in April, 2000 that a Marlene brand of products would be "widely understood as indicating Marlene Dietrich" and constituted illegal use of the protected name.

Perathon is Joseph Vilsmaier's company.

Released in United States May 2000 (Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 2000.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Hollywood Film Festival (Opening Night) August 2-7, 2000.)