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Effi Briest (1974)

1977-06-15 (US) HistoryDrama 2h 21m
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When 17-year-old Effi Briest marries the elderly Baron von Instetten, she moves to a small, isolated Baltic town and a house that she fears is haunted. Starved for companionship, Effi begins a friendship with Major Crampas, a charismatic womanizer.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Theodor Fontane


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla

    Effi Briest

  2. Wolfgang Schenck

    Wolfgang Schenck

    Baron Geert von Instetten

  3. Ulli Lommel

    Ulli Lommel

    Major Crampas

  4. Lilo Pempeit

    Lilo Pempeit

    Frau Briest

  5. Herbert Steinmetz

    Herr Briest

  6. Ursula Strätz


  7. Irm Hermann

    Irm Hermann


  8. Karlheinz Böhm

    Karlheinz Böhm


  9. Karl Scheydt

    Karl Scheydt


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Effi Briest
Effi Briest

Original Title Fontane Effi Briest

Status Released

Original Language German

Budget -

Revenue -


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