Duration: 151 min.
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.
gloomy, serious, epic, stylized, realistic, sentimental, touching
parents and children, family business, urban, unfulfillment, family relations, fall in love, family life, downfall, couple relations, impossible love, siblings relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, workplace, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, bourgeoisie, ancestry, tooth extraction, salesman, brother sister relationship, wealth, father daughter relationship ...
europe, germany, northern germany