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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2017)

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The years of exile in the life of Stefan Zweig, one of the most read German-language writers of his time, between Buenos Aires, New York and Brazil. As a Jewish intellectual, Zweig struggles to find the right stance towards the events in Nazi Germany, while searching for a home in the new world.

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Cast

Josef Hader
as Stefan Zweig
Barbara Sukowa
as Frederike Zweig
Aenne Schwarz
as Lotte Zweig
Matthias Brandt
as Ernst Feder
Charly Hübner
as Emil Ludwig

Critic Reviews for Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (12)

This intelligent biopic is kept aloft by Josef Hader's sensitive performance as the kind, gentlemanly Zweig.

July 20, 2017 | Full Review…

What's audacious and subtly seductive about Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is Schrader's attempt to trace its hero's pacific charm through highly charged public and private moments.

June 30, 2017 | Full Review…

I was mesmerized by this film--it's an exceptional piece of work, not to be missed.

June 15, 2017 | Full Review…

A movie that allows its actors to fully inhabit their characters in a potent but low-key way.

June 15, 2017 | Full Review…

As Zweig, Hader never offers a note of regret or terror. Instead, his performance is mannered and steadfast, evoking a man who trusts that humanity will survive fascism.

June 8, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A rare example of a biopic that gives the sense of a life lived while also bucking some of the genre's more stifling trends.

May 12, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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