The Unheard Woman

The Unheard Woman

89 mins | Drama, History, TV Movie | Oct. 6, 2016

Farmer’s wife and mother of three Hanni worries about her youngest, Magdalena, who’s smaller and more sensitive than her siblings. She gets stomach flu and can’t see well. The doctors prescribe nothing but panaceas, and don’t take her case seriously. While Hanni searches for a doctor who will take Magdalena’s symptoms seriously, her husband and sons feel neglected. Ultimately, Hanni will have to take on the government, and confront her childhood memories of grim courtrooms and dark halls. A family drama of forceful intensity, a courtroom thriller based on a true story.

The Unheard Woman

89 mins | Drama, History, TV Movie | Oct. 6, 2016

The Unheard Woman
Farmer’s wife and mother of three Hanni worries about her youngest, Magdalena, who’s smaller and more sensitive than her siblings. She gets stomach flu and can’t see well. The doctors prescribe nothing but panaceas, and don’t take her case seriously. While Hanni searches for a doctor who will take Magdalena’s symptoms seriously, her husband and sons feel neglected. Ultimately, Hanni will have to take on the government, and confront her childhood memories of grim courtrooms and dark halls. A family drama of forceful intensity, a courtroom thriller based on a true story.
IMDb rating 7.3
Producers ZDF, Lailaps Pictures
Original title Eine unerhörte Frau
Directors Hans Steinbichler
Writers Christian Lex, Angelika Schwarzhuber

Cast

Rosalie Thomass

as Hanni Schwaiger

Gundi Ellert

as Barbara

Andreas Giebel

as Pförtner Huber

Thomas Kress

as Lois

Benedikt Hösl

as Peter

Annette Paulmann

as Lehrerin Fr. Hecht

Gisela Schneeberger

as Erni Schwaiger