Danielle Steel's the Ring (1996)

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  • The Ring Alternative
  • Prsten Alternative


Drama based on Danielle Steel's best-seller about a young German woman, Ariana von Gotthard, whose privileged life is changed forever by World War Two and whose only constant throughout the tumultuous years is a signet ring, a gift from her father after her mother's suicide. She is arrested by the Nazis after her father and brother flee the country, but is subsequently released. She marries a German officer, but when he is killed during the Russian advance on Berlin, she escapes pregnant to the USA. She is eventually reunited with her long-lost brother through the ring.

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