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The Prodigal Son

Der verlorene Sohn

Directed by Luis Trenker
Germany, 1934


Tonio and his friend Jörg are surprised by an avalanche. Tonio survive, but Jörg dies in the snowslide. Nevertheless, Tonio’s lust for adventure remains untamed, and soon he leaves his native home – and his faithful love Barbl – for America.

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The Prodigal Son Directed by Luis Trenker

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1935 | Winner: Best Foreign Film (Propaganda Ministry Cup)

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