The Magic Mountain (1982)

02/25/1982 (DE) Drama 2h 26m
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Hans Castorp, fresh from university and about to become a civil engineer, comes to the Sanatorium Berghof in the Swiss Alps to visit his cousin Joachim, an army officer, who is recovering there from tuberculosis. Intending to remain at the Berghof for three weeks, Hans is gradually contaminated by the morbid atmosphere pervading the place. Wishing very much to be considered a patient like the others, he achieves his ends and stays in the sanatorium for years. During this time, he has enough time to take part in the furious philosophical debates pitting against each other Settembrini, a secular humanist, and Naphta, a totalitarian Jesuit. And to fall in love with the beautiful but enigmatic Clawdia Chauchat. When he is finally discharged in 1914 - along with all the other patients - it is only to plunge into the horrors of World War I.

  1. Hans W. Geißendörfer

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Thomas Mann


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  1. Rod Steiger

    Rod Steiger

    Mynher Peperkorn

  2. Marie-France Pisier

    Marie-France Pisier

    Clawdia Chauchat

  3. Christoph Eichhorn

    Hans Castorp

  4. Flavio Bucci

    Flavio Bucci

    Ludovico Settembrini

  5. Charles Aznavour

    Charles Aznavour


  6. Hans Christian Blech

    Hans Christian Blech

    Hofrat Behrens

  7. Alexander Radszun

    Joachim Ziemßen

  8. Margot Hielscher

    Margot Hielscher

    Frau Stöhr

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The Magic Mountain

Original Title Der Zauberberg

Status Released

Original Language German

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