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Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (1976)

The young and rebellious Werther is passionately, but hopelessly, in love with Lotte. Although he knows that she is married to somebody who can offer her a secure future, Werther tries to ... See full summary »

Director:

Egon Günther

Writers:

Egon Günther, Helga Schütz (scenario) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans-Jürgen Wolf Hans-Jürgen Wolf ... Werther
Katharina Thalbach ... Lotte
Hilmar Baumann Hilmar Baumann ... Albert
Heinz-Dieter Knaup Heinz-Dieter Knaup ... Amtmann
Herwart Grosse Herwart Grosse ... Gesandter
Dieter Mann Dieter Mann ... von Steinfeld
Klaus Piontek Klaus Piontek ... Wilhelm
Barbara Dittus Barbara Dittus ... Frau Heilmann
Angelika Mann Angelika Mann ... Cousine
Juliane Korén Juliane Korén ... Sängerin
Irmhild Wagner Irmhild Wagner ... Fräulein von B.
Bodo Krämer Bodo Krämer ... Herr Schmidt
Stefan Lisewski ... Herausgeber
Kurt Goldstein Kurt Goldstein ... Reinhard
Peter Hladik Peter Hladik ... Graf
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Storyline

The young and rebellious Werther is passionately, but hopelessly, in love with Lotte. Although he knows that she is married to somebody who can offer her a secure future, Werther tries to be near her. Lotte cannot decide between these two men. She eventually rejects Werther, who does not survive her decision. Based on the novel by Goethe. Director Egon Günther and set designer Helga Schütz make cameo appearances. Written by DEFA Film Library

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Genres:

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Details

Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 August 1976 (East Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Az ifjú Werther szenvedései See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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