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Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Foreign, Period

Julia Jentsch
Sebastian Koch
Juliane Köhler
Hermine Huntgeburth

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Tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match between the seventeen-year-old Effi Briest and Baron Geert von Instetten, an austere, workaholic civil servant twice her age. Depicts a world where sexuality and the enjoyment of life are stifled by narrow-mindedness and circumstance.