The Princess and the Warrior



After an accident, Sissi (FRANKA POTENTE), who works as a nurse in a psychiatric institution, is saved by a mysterious man who then disappears without a trace. Sissi sets out to find him and finally finds him: Bodo (BENNO FÜHRMANN). But to win him and his love, she has to dare more than she could ever have dreamed. THE PRINCESS AND THE WARRIOR tells the story of two people who first have to save each other in order to find themselves and their love.

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Production Company

X Filme Creative Pool


WDR: Gebhard Henke, Katja de Bock

Director & Script

Frank Griebe

Sound recording
  • Arno Wilms
  • Elmar Wilms
Sound design

Dirk Jacob

Re-recording mixer

Matthias Lempert

Production design

Uli Hanisch

Costume design

Monika Jacobs

Hair and make-up

Birgit Herber

Mathilde Bonnefoy
Casting by
Gloria Plötzer
Sabine Schwedhelm
  • Franka Potente
  • Benno Fürmann
  • Joachim Król
  • Lars Rudolph
  • Melchior Beslon
  • Ludger Pistor
  • Jürgen Tarrach
  • Natja Brunckhorst
  • Marita Breuer