About the film
Release Date: December 25, 2008
|Production Companies||:||Colonia Media, FilmInterest, Bavaria Film, ORF, ARD|
|Producers||:||Barbara Buhl, Uschi Reich, Michael Hild, Jan S. Kaiser, Matthias Esche, Winka Wulff, Burkhard Von Schenk, Arnd Hoffmeister, Lukas Batthyany|
|Writers||:||Thomas Mann, Heinrich Breloer, Horst Königstein|
Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as economic hardship and personal defeats weigh down family relations.