Based on the novel by Thomas Mann. Charlotte Kestner, the love of Goethe's youth, became famous because she was the real-life Lotte represented in his renowned The Sorrows of Young Werther.... See full summary »

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Martin Hellberg ...
Rolf Ludwig ...
Mager, the waiter
Hilmar Baumann ...
August, Goethe's son
Jutta Hoffmann ...
Adele Schopenhauer
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Ottilie von Pogwisch
Monika Lennartz ...
Charlotte, Lotte's daughter
Norbert Christian ...
Meyer - Professor
Hans-Joachim Hegewald ...
Dr. Riemer
Walter Lendrich ...
Ridel, Landkammerrat
Dieter Mann ...
Karl, the butler
Angelika Ritter ...
Klaerchen, the lady's maid
Annemone Haase ...
Amalie Ridel
Gisa Stoll ...
Mrs. Riemer
Christa Lehmann ...
Mrs. Meyer
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Based on the novel by Thomas Mann. Charlotte Kestner, the love of Goethe's youth, became famous because she was the real-life Lotte represented in his renowned The Sorrows of Young Werther. At forty-four years of age she travels to Weimar to see Goethe again. The posturing of high society and Goethe's personal history lead her to an unexpected conclusion. Dramaturge (later Studio Director) Walter Janka was befriended by the Thomas Mann family, making this adaptation possible. Written by DEFA Film Library

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31 October 1975 (West Germany)  »

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Lotta w Weimarze  »

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In a scene set in 1816, someone sings "Santa Lucia" which was composed in 1848. See more »

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1st Movement from Symphony No.6 in a minor
by Gustav Mahler
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