'His suicide shocked the world': Maria Schrader on her Oscar-nominated film about Stefan Zweig
'His suicide shocked the world': Maria Schrader on her Oscar-nominated film about Stefan Zweig The Jewish writer fled the Nazis and fell in love with his new home, a tropical paradise in Brazil. Can we ever know why he took his life? The director of a new biopic talks about the agony of the exile
Paradise lost and found … a scene from Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe.
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Directed by Maria Schrader. With Tómas Lemarquis, Barbara Sukowa, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Matthias Brandt. Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" toward the events in war torn Europe, and his search for a new home.