Miss Julie (1922 film)

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Miss Julie
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Scene from a film
Directed by Felix Basch
Written by
Based on Miss Julie
by August Strindberg
Produced byAsta Nielsen
CinematographyJulius Balting
Distributed by National Film
Release date
  • 2 February 1922 (1922-02-02)
Running time
1,589 metres (5,213 ft)
German intertitles

Miss Julie (German : Fräulein Julie) is a 1922 German silent drama film directed by Felix Basch and starring Asta Nielsen, William Dieterle, and Lina Lossen. [1] It was based on August Strindberg's 1888 play Miss Julie .



Julie, a young noble woman is drawn to a senior servant, a valet named Jean, who is particularly well-traveled, well-mannered and well-read.


Production and release

Miss Julie passed the film censorship on 24 November 1921 and premiered on 2 February 1922 at the Marmorhaus. The five-act play was 1589 meters long.

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Robert Herlth and Walter Röhrig.

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  1. Reimer, Robert C.; Reimer, Carol J. (2010). The A to Z of German Cinema. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. p. 214. ISBN   978-0-8108-7611-8.