Lotte In Weimar
On a late summer′s day in 1816, Charlotte Kestner, widow of a privy councillor, and her daughter arrive in Weimar and take lodgings at the inn "Zum Elephanten". Mager, the smart, well-read waiter, identifies Charlottes as "Lotte" from The Sorrows of Werther, an early work by Goethe. Mager has nothing more urgent to do than spread this interesting
novelty all over Weimar, which leads to many visitors turning up at the
inn to visit "Lotte": Dr. Riemer, who has a love-hate relationship with
the genius Goethe, Adele Schopenhauer, a bright, self-confident woman,
Goethe′s son August, and many others. These visitors prepare Charlotte
for the forthcoming visit by the famous poet himself.
however, takes a very different course from what she expected. The
small world of Charlotte and the big, cosmopolitan world of Goethe
hardly have any points of contact. Although the friend of her youth is
attentive, polite and considerate, Lotte is taken aback by his aloof
and distanced manner towards her ...
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