Stefan Zweig, Farewell to Europe

A film by Maria Schrader

2016 Germany, France, Austria - Historical Drama


The years of exile in the life of Stefan Zweig, one of the most read German-language writers of his time, between Buenos Aires, New York and Brazil. As a Jewish intellectual, Zweig struggles to find the right stance towards the events in Nazi Germany, while searching for a home in the new world.

  • cast

    • Josef Hader (Stefan Zweig)
    • Barbara Sukowa (Friderike Zweig)
    • Aenne Schwarz (Lotte Zweig)
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Stefan Arndt (X Filme Creative Pool)
    • Co-producers
    • Pierre-Olivier Bardet (Idéale Audience)
    • Danny Krausz
    • Kurt Stocker (Dor Film)
    • Denis Poncet (Maha Productions)
    • Screenwriters
    • Maria Schrader
    • Jan Schomburg

awards & nominations

  • Locarno 2016, Piazza Grande

screenings in festivals & markets +


Domestic release :
June 2, 2016 (X Verleih AG)