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Lotte in Weimar (1975)

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 »

Director:

Egon Günther

Writers:

Egon Günther, Thomas Mann (novel)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lilli Palmer ... Lotte
Martin Hellberg Martin Hellberg ... Goethe
Rolf Ludwig ... Mager, the waiter
Hilmar Baumann Hilmar Baumann ... August, Goethe's son
Jutta Hoffmann Jutta Hoffmann ... Adele Schopenhauer
Katharina Thalbach ... Ottilie von Pogwisch
Monika Lennartz Monika Lennartz ... Charlotte, Lotte's daughter
Norbert Christian Norbert Christian ... Meyer - Professor
Hans-Joachim Hegewald Hans-Joachim Hegewald ... Dr. Riemer
Walter Lendrich Walter Lendrich ... Ridel, Landkammerrat
Dieter Mann Dieter Mann ... Karl, the butler
Angelika Ritter Angelika Ritter ... Klaerchen, the lady's maid
Annemone Haase Annemone Haase ... Amalie Ridel
Gisa Stoll Gisa Stoll ... Mrs. Riemer
Christa Lehmann Christa Lehmann ... Mrs. Meyer
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Storyline

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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Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

31 October 1975 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Lotta w Weimarze See more »

Filming Locations:

Weimar, Thuringia, Germany See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Deutsche Film (DEFA) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Orwocolor)
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Goofs

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

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Santa Lucia
by Teodoro Cottrau
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