Hanneles Himmelfahrt is a 1934 German drama film directed by Thea von Harbou and starring Inge Landgut. It is set in a small mountain village and tells the story of Hannele, an unhappy girl who is beaten by her stepfather and tries to commit suicide. The film is based on the play The Assumption of Hannele by Gerhart Hauptmann. It has strong Christian themes.
|Directed by||Thea von Harbou|
|Screenplay by||Thea von Harbou|
|Based on||The Assumption of Hannele|
by Gerhart Hauptmann
|Produced by||Gabriel Levy|
|Edited by||Fritz C. Mauch|
|Music by||Gottfried Huppertz|
An earlier adaptation of the play directed by Urban Gad was released in 1922. Harbou was best known as a screenwriter; Hanneles Himmelfahrt was her second and last film as director. It premiered in Berlin on 13 April 1934.