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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Original name: Vor der Morgenröte
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" towards the events in war torn Europe and his search for a new home.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, touching, visually appealing, based on true events
Plot: writers, literature, exile, writing a book, husband wife relationship, jewish, ex husband ex wife relationship, male protagonist, third reich, female director, world war two, death, suicide, nazi germany, celebrity, mirror, refugee, prayer, judaism, visa, conference, telegram, double suicide, sugarcane
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942, 1930s, year 1936
Place: brazil, new york, buenos aires argentina

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Nowhere in Africa (2001)
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Duration: 141 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 108 min.
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