A Friendship in Vienna (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Friendship in Vienna (1988)





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Set in Vienna during the German occupation, this made-for-cable television drama centers on the friendship between a Jewish girl and the young Christian who helps her escape.


Jenny Lewis
as Inge Dournenvald
Kamie Harper
as Lise Mueller
Edward Asner
as Oscar Reikman
Jane Alexander
as Anna Dournenvald
Stephen Macht
as Franz Dournenvald
Jean Simmons
as Narrator
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Critic Reviews for A Friendship in Vienna

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

In the touching Friendship in Vienna, a young Jewish girl and the daughter of an Austrian Nazi remain best friends even as outside forces try to tear them apart.

September 18, 2019 | Rating: A | Full Review…

A Friendship in Vienna' is profoundly sad and terribly moving.

September 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Arthur Allan Seidelman's sure directorial touch is evident throughout, allowing for neither self-indulgence nor saccharinity. Further enhanced by Jean Simmons' narration and a richly evocative look, this is a film to treasure.

September 18, 2019 | Full Review…

A Friendship in Vienna is not only educational and worthwhile, it is also dramatic.

September 18, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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