Tonio Kröger (1964)

12 09/02/1964 (DE) Drama 1h 30m
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This drama is taken from Thomas Mann's 1903 semi-autobiographical novel. Tonio (Jean Claude Brialy) is an aspiring writer and the son of a rigid aristocratic father and a music-loving mother. Wandering throughout Germany and Italy to "find himself," Tonio frequently remembers his childhood experiences in a series of flashbacks. The highlight of the film is the expert lensing by cinematographer Wolf Wirth. Erika Mann, the daughter of the late poet and author, collaborated with Ennio Flaiano on the screenplay.

  1. Rolf Thiele


  2. Thomas Mann


  3. Erika Mann


  4. Ennio Flaiano


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean-Claude Brialy

    Jean-Claude Brialy

    Tonio Kröger als Erwachsener

  2. Mathieu Carrière

    Mathieu Carrière

    Tonio Kröger als Junge

  3. Nadja Tiller

    Nadja Tiller

    Lisaweta Iwanowna

  4. Werner Hinz

    Werner Hinz

    Konsul Kröger

  5. Anaid Iplicjian

    Frau Kröger

  6. Rudolf Forster

    Herr Seehase

  7. Walter Giller

    Walter Giller


  8. Theo Lingen

    Theo Lingen

    Tanzmeister Knaak

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Original Language German

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