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Young Goethe in Love (2010)
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Young Goethe in Love (2010)
Original name: Goethe!
Genre: Biography, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: father son relationship, fall in love, young lovers, wooing, romance, student life, couples, love affair, rebelliousness, writer's life, writers, love triangle, law student, poet, love, rivalry, german history, love and romance, sex, dancing, horse, village, lawyer, success, passion ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era
Place: germany, frankfurt germany

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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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