A Foreign Affair Poster

Release Date: December 15th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
Idealistic Iowa congresswoman Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur) touches down in postwar Berlin on a fact-finding mission about legendary cabaret singer Erika von Schlütow (Marlene Dietrich), long rumored to be the former mistress of one or more high-ranking Nazi leaders and now reportedly intimately involved with an unidentified American military officer. Frost falls for her military escort, Captain John Pringle (John Lund), unaware that the handsome American is the singer's secret paramour.

Cast: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Love triangle, 1940s, Love, Witty, Engaging, Transformation, Office


Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)