Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe
Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe (2016)

Country: Germany, France, Austria

Duration: 106 min

Genre: biography, drama
Director: Maria Schrader
Screenplay: Maria Schrader, Jan Schomburg
Producer: Stefan Arndt, Danny Krausz
Cinematographer: Wolfgang Thaler
Composer: Cornelius Renz, Tobias Wagner
Editor: Hansjörg Weißbrich
Cast: Josef Hader, Barbara Sukowa, Aenne Schwarz, Matthias Brandt

Nomination: Competition, Narrative Feature

Age limitations: 6+

Plot

The years of exile in the life of Stefan Zweig, one of the most read German-language writers of his time, between Buenos Aires, New York and Brazil. As a Jewish intellectual, Zweig struggles to find the right stance towards the events in Nazi Germany, while searching for a home in the new world.

Rewards and nominations

  • Locarno 2016, Piazza Grande

Trailer

Along with

Lecture. Stefan Zweig. Farewell to Europe. The final 24 hours.