The Holy Mountain (1926)

Director
Arnold Fanck

Main cast
Leni Riefenstahl; Luis Trenker; Ernst Petersen; Frida Richard; Friedrich Schneider

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
Leni Riefenstahl made her film debut in this "mountain film" by writer/director Arnold Fanck, and went on to appear in five more under his direction. In Der Heilige Berg she plays the professional dancer Diotima who finds herself the apex of a love triangle when she is pursued by two mountain climbers, Vigo (Ernst Petersen) and his unnamed older friend (Luis Trenker).


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