The Embezzled Heaven

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The Embezzled Heaven ★★ 1958

Teta works as a cook for an auspicious Austrian family and aspires to have a better place in heaven. In order to ensure this, she financially supports her nephew's seminary education. When she finally visits him she is rudely awakened to his scam, which sends her on a journey of repentance ending in Rome before the pope. In German with subtitles. 91m/B VHS . GE Hans Holt, Viktor de Kowa, Anne Rosav, Vilma Degischer; D: Ernst Marischka; W: Ernst Marischka, Franz Werfel. VIDEO

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