Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness Trailer

Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness Trailer (1979)

17 September 1979 Drama 95 mins

Sisters Maria and Anna live together. Maria is a most proficient executive secretary, encouraging Anna to finish her studies and start a career. Anna broods, threatens to quit university, takes pills, and keeps a diary. When Maria's relationship with Maurice, the son of her boss, starts to lead to love, Anna takes a selfish and drastic step that plummets Maria into solitude. No longer able to connect with Maurice, Maria does establish a relationship with Miriam, a typist at her office who becomes a surrogate younger sister. But Maria is intrusive as well as helpful. Can this or any relationship work out for this talented woman whose past seems to choke her soul?

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Jutta Lampe

as Maria Sundermann

Gudrun Gabriel

as Anna Sundermann

Konstantin Wecker

as Robert Edelschneider

Agnes Fink

as Mutter Sundermann

Heinz Bennent

as M├╝nzinger

International Releases Dates

Germany 17 September 1979

Production Companies

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