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Friendship of Men (2018)

Männerfreundschaften (original title)
A true cult of friendship among men was widespread in Weimar Classicism, whereas outdated homosexuality was frowned upon. Cult director Rosa von Praunheim asks what was behind the scenes: ... See full summary »

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Rosa von Praunheim

Writers:

Rosa von Praunheim (script), Valentina Schütz (script)
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Matthias Luckey Matthias Luckey ... Goethe / Mephisto
Valentin Schmehl Valentin Schmehl ... Herzog Emil August / Soldat / Lover / Klatschweib / Statue
Thomas Linz Thomas Linz ... von Platen / Philipp Seidel / Mörder
Tobias Schormann Tobias Schormann ... Schiller
Max Conrad Max Conrad ... Johann Jacobi / Hirte
Sybille Enders Sybille Enders ... Adele Schopenhauer / Hofdame
Petra Hartung Petra Hartung ... Gräfin Goertz
Bernhard Jarosch Bernhard Jarosch ... Gleim / Prinz
Sebastian Lange Sebastian Lange ... Klatschweib
Wolfgang Mirlach Wolfgang Mirlach ... Winckelmann
Maximilian Müller Maximilian Müller ... Humboldt
Nils Ramme Nils Ramme ... Ritter / Kleist
Runa Pernoda Schaefer Runa Pernoda Schaefer ... Sibylle Mertens / Hofdame (as Runa Schäfer)
Willi Seibt Willi Seibt ... Engel / Herzog Carl August / Statue
Jakob Turkosek Jakob Turkosek ... Lover
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A true cult of friendship among men was widespread in Weimar Classicism, whereas outdated homosexuality was frowned upon. Cult director Rosa von Praunheim asks what was behind the scenes: how much was lived openly? The director follows relevant historical biographies and gives surprising insights.

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Inspired by the book "Warm Brothers: Queer Theory and the Age of Goethe" by Robert Tobin. See more »

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | French

Release Date:

13 December 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Amitiés masculines See more »

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1.78 : 1
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