Lost Zweig

On July 1, 2013

PLFDzweigDirector: Sylvio Back

Actors: Rüdiger Vogler, Ruth Rieser, Ney Piacentini, Claudia Netto, Kiko Mascarenhas, Katia Bronstein, Denise Weinberg, Juan Alba, Renato Borghi, Daniel Dantes

Production Co.: Europa Filmes

Country: Brazil

Year: 2003

Language: Dialogue in English, with optional Portuguese, Spanish, French and English subtitles

Format: DVD


Summary: Zweig: In 1941 the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig went to Brazil, having gone into exile in 1934 in the wake of Hitler’s rise to power. In a pact still surrounded by mystery, Zweig and his young wife, Lotte, committed suicide in Petrópolis (near Rio de Janeiro) in 1942 shortly after attending Carnival. Based on the novel Morte no paraíso (Death in paradise) by Alberto Dines.


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