The Farmer’s Perjury
(Der Meineidbauer)

Screening on Film
Directed by Rudolf Jugert.
With Heidemarie Hatheyer, Carl Wery, Christiane Hörbiger.
West Germany, 1956, 35mm, color, 100 min.
German with English subtitles.

The mountain farmer Jakob Ferner is killed in an accident. He has left the farm to Paula, the unmarried mother of his two children. Finding himself left out of the will, Jakob’s angry stepbrother destroys the will, takes over the farm, and forces Paula to leave with her children. Ten years later, the stepbrother's son falls in love with Paula's daughter. Is there a future for their love?

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