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The Buddenbrooks (1959)

Buddenbrooks - 2. Teil (original title)
Second part of two of the saga of the troubled Buddenbrook family and their business in 19th century Germany.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tony Buddenbrook
... Gerda Buddenbrook
... Thomas Buddenbrook
Hanns Lothar ... Christian Buddenbrook
... Elisabeth Buddenbrook
Maria Sebaldt ... Aline Puvogel
Günther Lüders ... Corle Smolt
Wolfgang Wahl ... Hermann Wagenström
... Leutnant von Trotha
Carsta Löck ... Ida Jungmann
... Pastor Kölling
Ellen Roedler ... Anna
... Dr. Friedrich Grabow
Gustl Halenke ... Clara Tiburtius
Walter Sedlmayr ... Alois Permaneder


Thomas Buddenbrook becomes the proud father of a son and heir, and his sister Antonie finds new love after her divorce. But she soon finds that her new husband is fond of drink and plans to retire now that he has found himself a well off wife. Mother Elisabeth does not approve of Christian's love for the actress Aline, and it is only after the mother's death that the two of them can get married. The Buddenbrook business comes under financial strain and threatens to fail. There is a typhoid epidemic in town and Thomas's young son falls ill and dies. Aline commits Christian, who is becoming mentally unstable, to a lunatic asylum. Thomas receives the news that he is going to be made a senator.

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20 November 1959 (West Germany)  »

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