Based on the novel that also inspired a 1931 film version, this bold West German drama depicts the travails that a lonely orphan (Romy Schneider) faces when she's sent to a strict girls' boarding school, and the anguish she feels over her forbidden attraction to a sympathetic teacher (Lilli Palmer). With Therese Giehse. 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; featurette. In German with English subtitles.