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Conchita and the Engineer

Conchita and the Engineer
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Directed by
Written by
  • Franz Taut [de] (novel)
  • Ilse Lotz-Dupont
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Music by
  • Ana Pietric
  • Walter Schultz Porto Alegre
  • Astra Films
  • Franconia-Film
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
24 September 1954
Running time
95 minutes
  • Brazil
  • West Germany

Conchita and the Engineer (German: Conchita und der Ingenieur), a.k.a. Macumba, is a 1954 Brazilian-German adventure film directed by Franz Eichhorn and Hans Hinrich and starring Paul Hartmann, Vanja Orico and Robert Freitag. It was based on a novel by Franz Taut [de].[1] It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin and on location in Brazil. The film's Brazilian title (see poster at right) translates as Conchita, Virgin of the Amazon.



  1. ^ Goble p.454


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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