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Last German Film for this Term: Goethe!

Posted by: nshevche | April 25, 2011 Comments Off |

Hello everyone!!

So the semester comes to an end and we will soon have our last film night.

Remember when a bunch of people had signed up to go to the Portland International Film Festival to see the brand-new German film Goethe!!?? Well, since the screening was cancelled we weren’t able to go but I managed to get the DVD from Germany! My sister was kind enough to get it in Germany and bring it with her when she comes visit me.

So be there:

Goethe!

Tuesday April, 26th

9:30 pm

Ford Theater

The trailer looks like fun! So check it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVzzru6XYMY

Here is the website of the film: http://wwws.warnerbros.de/goethe/

Here is more information about the film:

YOUNG GOETHE!

DIRECTOR: Philipp Stölzl – GERMANY

Before Germany’s most famous literary genius wrote the hugely influential The Sorrows of Young Werther, the book that launched a thousand broken-hearted suicides, he lived its story of love lost. In Stölzl’s engaging historical drama, Alexander Fehling plays Goethe, who, having failed his law exams in 1772, takes a job clerking for Judge Kester (Moritz Bleibtreu). Bored, he continues to defy his father’s wishes by persisting in his writing, and one day he meets the lovely Lotte. Sparks fly, a courtship blossoms, love blooms—but Lotte is betrothed to another. “Sparkling cinematography, gorgeous costumes and sets, and a story of star-crossed love—these are just the ingredients needed to lovingly concoct a filmic biography chronicling the early years of a young man whose initial experience of romantic love would eventually alter the course of the literary world.”—Screen International. (102 min.)

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