The Novel of Werther (1938)
1h 25min · Drama, Romance · 14 December 1938
Herr Werther, a new magistrate to the Grand Duchy of Walheim who is a violinist and poet, seems to have fate on his side as he meets and pursues a beautiful local woman, Charlotte. But as Werther sets to propose marriage, Charlotte reluctantly tells him she has been promised to another, Werther's superior, Judge Hochstätten. Werther and Charlotte decide to keep their romance from the judge and each descends into depression. Will they be able to keep their feelings a secret?
Director(s): Max OphülsCast: Pierre Richard-Willm, Annie Vernay, Jean Galland