The Novel of Werther

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The Novel of Werther

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The Novel of Werther

Release Date: December 14, 1938

Year    :   1938
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Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Nero Films
Director    :   Max Ophüls
Producers    :   Seymour Nebenzal
Writers    :   Max Ophüls, Hans Wilhelm, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
RunTime    :   85 mins.

Herr Werther, a new magistrate to the Grand Duchy of Walheim who is a violinist and poet, seems to have fate on his side as he meets and pursues a beautiful local woman, Charlotte. But as Werther sets to propose marriage, Charlotte reluctantly tells him she has been promised to another, Werther's superior, Judge Hochstätten. Werther and Charlotte decide to keep their romance from the judge and each descends into depression. Will they be able to keep their feelings a secret?

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