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by Jan Schütte


After an exceptionally hot summer, Bertold Brecht is about to leave his lakeside house in Brandenberg to return to Berlin for the theatre season.

international title: The Farewell
original title: Abschied - Brechts letzter Sommer
country: Germany
sales agent: Cinepool
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Schütte
release date: DE 14/09/2001, UK 10/08/2001
screenplay: Klaus Pohl
cast: Josef Bierbichler, Monica Bleibtreu, Jeanette Hain, Elfriede Irrall, Margit Rogall, Samuel Fintzi
cinematography by: Edward Klosinski
art director: Katharina Wöppermann
costumes designer: Katharina Wöppermann
music: John Cale
producer: Gesche Carstens, Henryk Romanowski, Jan Schütte
production: WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg - RBB, SWR – Südwestrundfunk, ARTE France
distributor: Filmladen, Curzon Artificial Eye
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