Awakening, The (1929): Oscar-Nominated WWI Melodrama, Starring Vilma Banks

UA (Goldwyn)

Set in WWI, this melodrama was produced by Sam Goldwyn and written by Frances Marion. 
Vilma Banks plays a woman living in Alsace-Lorraine who’s engaged to a Frenchman, but falls in love with a German officer.
The movie contains the popular song, “Marie,” by Irving Berlin.
Oscar Nominations: 1
Interior Decoration: William Cameron Menzies.
Oscar Context
The Oscar went to Cedric Gibbons for “The Bridge of San Luis.”