Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Peter De Mendelssohn's novel Marianne of My Youth was the source for this mystical romantic drama. Marianne (Marianne Hold) is the Bavarian sweetheart of wealthy young Argentinian finishing-school student Vincent (Pierre Vaneck). Hero meets heroine when his schoolmates lock him in a crumbling mansion as part of a fraternity initation. The ethereal Marianne insist that she's the prisoner of the ogre of the castle--her ageing, debauched lover. An idyllic romance follows. . .but is Marianne all that she claims to be? Can it be that Marianne is merely a figment of Vincent's youthful imagination?
fantasy, initiation, ogre, prison, reality, romance