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Tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match between the seventeen-year-old Effi Briest and Baron Geert von Instetten, an austere, workaholic civil servant twice her age. Depicts a world where sexuality and the enjoyment of life are stifled by narrow-mindedness and circumstance.
Released in United States February 2009
Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale Special Homage) February 5-15, 2009.
Based on the novel "Effi Briest" by Theodor Fontane; published by Penguin Classics July 3, 2001.
Released in United States February 2009 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale Special Homage) February 5-15, 2009.)