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I am Von Höfler - Variation on Werther

I am Von Höfler - Variation on Werther (Hungary)

Directed by:
Péter Forgács
Cast:
Tibor Höfler
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Synopsis:

The twists of a long life, the elegy of the last member of the great Pécs leather manufacturers. Recently researchers claim that Goethe modelled his famous Werther figure after an ancestor of Tibor Höfler: our film journey explores how the threads of the Höfler saga intertwine with the 20th century Central Europe's turmoil.

Festivals
Budapesta 2008, Barcelona 2008, Cracovia 2008, Ierusalim 2008

Awards
Creative Documentary Film Grand Prize - Hungarian Film Week 2008
 

 

 

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