On the eve of World War I, strange accidents in a small Protestant village in Norhern Germany involve the children and teenagers of a choir run by the schoolteacher and their families. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery as the events gradually take on the character of a punishment ritual.

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The White Ribbon (2009)

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Mystery/Drama/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 24m · 10/9/2009

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On the eve of World War I, strange accidents in a small Protestant village in Norhern Germany involve the children and teenagers of a choir run by the schoolteacher and their families. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery as the events gradually take on the character of a punishment ritual.

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Status

Released

Languages

German, Italian, Polish

Countries

Germany, Austria, France, Italy

Production Companies

X-Filme Creative Pool, Wega Film, Les Films du Losange, Lucky Red, ARD Degeto Film, Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen, France 3 Cinéma, Mini-Traité Franco-Canadien, Canal+, TPS Star

Budget

$15,120,000

Revenue

$2,222,647
Part Of
Cast
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Christian Friedel

The School Teacher
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Ernst Jacobi

The School Teacher as an Old Man (voice)
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Leonie Benesch

Eva
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Ulrich Tukur

The Baron
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Ursina Lardi

The Baroness
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Fion Mutert

Sigi
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Michael Kranz

The Tutor
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Burghart Klaußner

The Pastor (as Burghart Klaussner)
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Steffi Kühnert

The Pastor's Wife
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Maria Dragus

Klara (as Maria-Victoria Dragus)
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Leonard Proxauf

Martin
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Levin Henning

Adolf
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Johanna Busse

Margarete
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Yuma Amecke

Annchen
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Thibault Sérié

Gustav
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Josef Bierbichler

The Steward
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Gabriela Maria Schmeide

The Steward's Wife (as Gabriela-Maria Schmeide)
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Janina Fautz

Erna
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Enno Trebs

Georg
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Theo Trebs

Ferdinand
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Rainer Bock

The Doctor
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Susanne Lothar

The Midwife
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Roxane Duran

Anna
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Miljan Châtelain

Rudolf (as Miljan Chatelain)
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Eddy Grahl

Karli
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Branko Samarovski

The Farmer
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Klaus Manchen

The Farmer (voice)
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Birgit Minichmayr

Frieda
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Sebastian Hülk

Max
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Kai-Peter Malina

Karl (as Kai Malina)
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Kristina Kneppek

Else
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Stephanie Amarell

Sophie
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Bianca Mey

Paula
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Aaron Denkel

Kurti
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Mika Ahrens

Willi
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Detlev Buck

Eva's Father
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Anne-Kathrin Gummich

Eva's Mother
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Luzie Ahrens

Schoolchild
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Gary Bestla

Schoolchild
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Leonard Boes

Schoolchild
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Felix Boettcher

Schoolchild (as Felix Böttcher)
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Sophie Czech

Schoolchild
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Paraschiva Dragus

Schoolchild
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Selina Ewald

Schoolchild
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Nora Gruler

Schoolchild
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Tim Guderjahn

Schoolchild
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Jonas Jennerjahn

Schoolchild
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Ole Joensson

Schoolchild
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Gerrit Langentepe

Schoolchild
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Lena Pankow

Schoolchild
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Sebastian Pauli

Schoolchild
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Franz Rewoldt

Schoolchild
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Kevin Schmolinski

Schoolchild
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Alexander Sedl

Schoolchild
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Nino Seide

Schoolchild
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Marvin Ray Spey

Schoolchild
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Malin Steffen

Schoolchild
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Lilli Trebs

Schoolchild
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Paul Wolf

Schoolchild
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Margarete Zimmermann

Schoolchild
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Carmen-Maja Antoni

Bathing Midwife
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Christian Klischat

Gendarm
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Michael Schenk

Detective
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Hanus Polak Jr.

Detective
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Sara Schivazappa

The Italian Nanny
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Marisa Growaldt

The Maid
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Vincent Krüger

Fritz
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Rüdiger Hauffe

Workman
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Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey

Farmer
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Florian Köhler

Farmer
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Sebastian Lach

Foreign Harvester
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Marcin Tyrol

Foreign Harvester
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Sebastian Badurek

Foreign Harvester
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Krzysztof Zarzecki

Foreign Harvester (as Krysiek Zarzecki)
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Sebastian Pawlak

Foreign Harvester
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Lilli Fichtner

Girl at Harvest Feast
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Amelie Litwin

Girl at Harvest Feast
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Paula Kalinski

Girl at Harvest Feast
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Matthias Linke

Band Musician
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Vladik Otaryan

Band Musician
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Peter Mörike

Band Musician
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Hans-Matthias Glassmann

Band Musician
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Nikita Vaganov

Band Musician
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Mercedes Jadea Diaz

Eva's Sister (uncredited)
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Simon Pawlowsky

Villager (uncredited)
Crew
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Michael Haneke

Director
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Michael Haneke

Writer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The White Ribbon

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/29/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The White Ribbon

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

The White Ribbon

(Blu-ray)

6/29/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The White Ribbon

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/27/2010

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