Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe Trailer & Clips


Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (also know as Vor der Morgenröte) full movie is released on May 12, 2017. Watch Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe online - the Russian Biography movie from Austria , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $1,370,772. Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is directed by Maria Schrader and created by Maria Schrader with Valerie Pachner and Barbara Sukowa. Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is available online on Kanopy and OVID.

In 1936, Stefan Zweig, the illustrious author of " 24 Hours of a Woman's Life" and "Letter from an Unknown Woman", leaves Austria for South America. Being Jewish and hating the inhumanity that prevails in Germany while threatening his native country, he has decided to escape the specter of Nazism. Brazil is his chosen country. He is immediately hailed at Rio de Janeiro's Jockey Club by the local jet set. But whereas expect him to take sides and to make a statement against Hitler and his clique, Zweig refuses to renounce his humanity and to indulge in over-simplification: he just cannot condemn Germany and its people. On the other hand, the great writer literally falls in love with Brazil and undertakes the writing of a new book about the country. Accompanied by Lotte, his second wife he explores different regions, including the most remote ones...

As know as:

Vor der Morgenröte, Tiānliàng zhīqián, Stefan Zweig: Adiós a Europa, Stefan Zweig - Farvel til Europa, Pożegnanie z Europą

Release Date:

May 12, 2017

Release Date (Streaming):

Nov 10, 2017


Austria, Germany, France, China


Russian, German, English, Portuguese, French, Spanish

Stream Service:

First Run Features

Production Companies:

X-Filme Creative Pool, Idéale Audience, Maha Productions

Gross worldwide:



J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
This intelligent biopic is kept aloft by Josef Hader's sensitive performance as the kind, gentlemanly Zweig.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 20, 2017
Michael Sragow
Film Comment Magazine
What's audacious and subtly seductive about Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is Schrader's attempt to trace its hero's pacific charm through highly charged public and private moments.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 30, 2017
Leonard Maltin
I was mesmerized by this film--it's an exceptional piece of work, not to be missed.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 15, 2017

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