- Sissi (film)
name = Sissi
caption = DVD Cover
Karl Ehrlich Ernst Marischka
Romy Schneider Karlheinz Böhm Magda Schneider Uta Franz Gustav Knuth Vilma Degischer Josef Meinrad
released = December 22, 1955
runtime = 102 min.
language = German
Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin
imdb_id = 0048624
"Sissi" is a 1955 film directed by
Ernst Marischkaand starring Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Uta Franz, Gustav Knuth, Vilma Degischerand Josef Meinrad. First of a trilogy of romantic films about the Austrian Princess Sissi, Elisabeth of Bavaria.
It is 1853. 16 year-old Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria, "Sissi", follows her mother and sister Helene to the Austrian court in
Bad Ischl, where the engagement between Helene (Nené) and the young emperor Franz Joseph will be announced. But he meets Sissi when she's out fishing and falls in love with her. Sissi loves Franz Joseph but a marriage with him comes with a bonus: his arrogant and headstrong mother.
Romy Schneider— Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria, later Empress Elisabeth of Austria, called Sissi
Karlheinz Böhm— Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria
Magda Schneider— Duchess Ludovika of Bavaria, Sissi's mother
Uta Franz— Princess Helene of Bavaria, called Nené, Sissi's older sister
Gustav Knuth— Duke Max of Bavaria, father of Nené and Sissi
Vilma Degischer— Archduchess Sophie, Franz Joseph's mother
Josef Meinrad— Gendarmerie-Major Böckl
Erich Nikowitz— Archduke Franz Karl, Franz Joseph's father
The 2007 animation film Lissi is a parody on Sissi.
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