Remove ads

Information

A.k.a.
Stars
Year
1959
Runtime
91 min.
Director
Konrad Wolf
Genres
Drama, War
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
236
Checks
106
Favs
20
Dislikes
0
Favs/checks
18.9% (1:5)
Favs/dislikes
20:0
* View IMDb information

Top comments

  1. monty's avatar

    monty

    Vital to understanding both the film’s narrative and its production history is the fact that the Bulgarians demanded their Parliament and King defy the German order to deport the Bulgarian Jews, thereby saving nearly 50,000 people, despite the German occupation.

    Stars’ distribution history is a testament to Cold War politics. The first DEFA/Bulgarian co-production, it received prizes in Edinburgh and Vienna, and won the Special Jury Prize at the 1959 Cannes film festival but had to be billed as Bulgarian because of the Hallstein Doctrine—a measure used by Bonn to deny the status of the GDR as an independent state by simply not recognizing its existence.
    5 years 9 months ago
  2. Armoreska's avatar

    Armoreska

    This and Undertan must be the most officially listed GDR movies with 3 lists. 1 year 3 months ago
  3. XxXApathy420XxX's avatar

    XxXApathy420XxX

    A Nazi officer and a Jewish woman falling in love? I did Nazi that coming! 3 years 1 month ago
See all comments

Friends

Login to see which of your friends have seen this movie!

Activity

  1. We didn't record any activity between now and 1 week ago.
See more activity

In 3 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #32 in iCM Forum's 500<400
    iCM Forum's 500<400's icon

    iCM Forum's 500<400

    32
  2. This movie ranks #75 in The 100 Most Significant German Films
    The 100 Most Significant German Films's icon

    The 100 Most Significant…

    75
  3. This movie ranks #626 in Doubling the Canon
    Doubling the Canon's icon

    Doubling the Canon

    626
View all lists this movie is in