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3.8
30 Ratings

Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness

Schwestern oder Die Balance des Glücks

Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
West Germany, 1979
Drama

Synopsis

Sisters Maria and Anna live together. Maria is a most proficient executive secretary, encouraging Anna to finish her studies and start a career. Anna broods, threatens to quit university, takes pills, and keeps a diary.

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Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1980 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)