The Great Love

The Great Love

The Great Love (German: Die große Liebe) is a 1931 Austrian drama film directed by Otto Preminger, the first of his career. The screenplay by Ernst Redlich and Johannes Riemann is based on a true story, and was adapted from the play by Fritz Gottwald and Rudolph Lothar.


Ten years after the end of World War I, Austrian soldier Franz leaves Russia and returns to his village, where he is reunited with Frieda, a woman who believes he is her long-lost son.

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    director Otto Preminger
    editor Paul Falkenberg
    genre drama
    keywords end end of world russia world war i
    musicBy Walter Landauer
    producer Philipp Hamber
    productionCompany Allianz-Film
    publisher Süd-Film