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Effi Briest

Directed by Hermine Huntgeburth
Germany, 2009
Drama, Romance


The young Effi finds herself feeling trapped in her marriage to her much older husband. When an old friend of her husband moves to the same small town, Effi begins to spend a lot of time with him. A passionate love affair ensues, the consequences of which are not realised for several years.

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Effi Briest Directed by Hermine Huntgeburth

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

2009 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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