SATURDAY, JULY 23 AT
YOUNG GOETHE IN LOVE
In German with subtitles.
Directed by Philipp Stölzl. Written by Philipp
Stölzl, Christoph Müller and Alexander Dydyna.
With Alexander Fehling, Miriam Stein, Moritz
Bleibtreu, Volker Bruch, Burghart Klaußner, and
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In Germany 1772, we meet
the young, impetuous poet Johann Goethe, whose father
expects him to be a lawyer. Johann is sent to a sleepy
provincial court to practice the profession. At first,
he tries to do his best and wins the praise and
friendship of his superior, Kestner. But then Lotte
enters his life and
nothing is the same. The story of the romance inspiring
Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther, one of the
first cult romantic classics.
Produced by Christoph Müller and Helge Sasse.
Director of Photography: Kolja Brandt. Studio Spotlight
Premiere from Music Box Films.
Accompanying Short Film:
A film by
Peter, the grandson of the famous magician,
Castulo the Magnificent, discovers his
grandfather’s greatest secret, and it is
more dangerous than he can possibly imagine.