Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress (1957)

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 1957-12-18
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 86 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Ernst Marischka & Co
  • Production Country: Germany, Austria
  • Director: Ernst Marischka
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After a wonderful time in Hungary Sissi falls extremely ill and must retreat to a Mediterranean climate to rest. The young empress’ mother takes her from Austria to recover in Madeira.

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress Trailer

  • Romy Schneider

    as Sissi, Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich
  • Karlheinz Böhm

    as Franz Joseph, Kaiser von Österreich
  • Magda Schneider

    as Herzogin Ludovika von Bayern
  • Gustav Knuth

    as Herzog Max von Bayern
  • Uta Franz

    as Néné, Prinzessin Helene von Bayern
  • Walter Reyer

    as Graf Andrassy
  • Vilma Degischer

    as Erzherzogin Sophie
  • Josef Meinrad

    as Major Böckl
  • Senta Wengraf

    as Gräfin Bellegarde
  • Erich Nikowitz

    as Erzherzog Franz-Karl
  • Hans Ziegler

    as Dr. Seeburger
  • Sonia Sorel

    as Henriette Mendel
  • Klaus Knuth

    as Prinz Ludwig
  • Chariklia Baxevanos

    as Helena auf Korfu
Directing Ernst Marischka Director
Writing Ernst Marischka Screenplay
Production Ernst Marischka Producer
Production Karl Ehrlich Producer
Sound Anton Profes Original Music Composer
Camera Bruno Mondi Director of Photography
Editing Alfred Srp Editor
Art Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff Production Design
Art Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Leo Bei Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Gerdago Costume Design