''Marie-Louise'' is a 1944 Swiss German and French language film directed by
Leopold Lindtberg Leopold Lindtberg (born in Vienna on 1 June 1902; died in Sils im Engadin/Segl on 18 April 1984) was an Austrian Swiss film and theatre director. He fled Austria due to the Machtergreifung in Germany and ultimately settled in Switzerland. H ...
and an uncredited Franz Schnyder. The film, distributed in the U.S. by
Arthur Mayer Arthur L. Mayer (March 28, 1886, Demopolis, Alabama - April 14, 1981, New York City) was an American film producer and film distributor who worked with Joseph Burstyn in distributing films directed by Roberto Rossellini and other famous European ...
and Joseph Burstyn, was the first foreign language film ever to win the
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material. It was created in 1940 as a separate writing award from the Academy Award for Best Story. Beginning with th ...


* Josiane Hegg as Marie-Louise Fleury * Heinrich Gretler as Direktor Rüegg / Director Rüegg * Margrit Winter as Anna Rüegg * Anne-Marie Blanc as Heidi Rüegg * Armin Schweizer as Lehrer Bänninger / Teacher Bänninger * Mathilde Danegger as Päuli * Fred Tanner as Robert Scheibli * Emil Gerber as Ernst Schwarzenbach * Bernard Ammon as André * Germaine Tournier as Frau Fleury / Mrs. Fleury * Schaggi Streuli as Emil Kägi

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* 1944 films Swiss German-language films 1944 drama films Swiss black-and-white films Films whose writer won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award Films directed by Leopold Lindtberg Films directed by Franz Schnyder Swiss drama films {{Switzerland-film-stub