The Fisher Girl of Lake Constance
(Die Fischerin vom Bodensee)

Screening on Film
Directed by Harald Reinl.
With Marianne Hold, Gerhard Riedmann.
West Germany, 1956, 35mm, color, 91 min.
German with English subtitles.

Maria lives with her grandfather in a secluded fishing hut on Lake Constance where they barely survive on what the fishing grounds provide. The Bruckbergers’ daughters from next door make things worse by scaring away the fish with their motorboat. But Hans, the son of a rich family, falls in love with Maria and tries to help her, although she is unsure if he can be trusted.

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