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303 Ratings

Mädchen in Uniform

Directed by Leontine Sagan
Germany, 1931
LGBT+, Drama


After the death of her mother, teenage Manuela is sent to a boarding school. Initially withdrawn from the other girls, Manuela is drawn out of her shell by the young teacher Elizabeth von Bernburg; but when Manuela’s fondness for her teacher turns into a romantic attachment, it becomes a scandal.

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Mädchen in Uniform Directed by Leontine Sagan

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1932 | Winner: Best Technical Perfection (Audience Referendum)

National Board of Review

1932 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Kinema Junpo Awards

1934 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

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