The Magic Mountain (1982 film)

The Magic Mountain (German: Der Zauberberg) is a 1982 drama film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer and starring Christoph Eichhorn, Rod Steiger and Marie-France Pisier.[1] An adaptation of Thomas Mann's 1924 novel The Magic Mountain, it was made as a co-production between Austria, Italy, France and West Germany.

The Magic Mountain
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Directed byHans W. Geißendörfer
Produced byFrancesco Casali
Wolfgang Patzschke
Renzo Rossellini
Franz Seitz
Written byThomas Mann
Hans W. Geissendörfer
StarringChristoph Eichhorn
Marie-France Pisier
Rod Steiger
Charles Aznavour
Music byJürgen Knieper
CinematographyMichael Ballhaus
Edited byHelga Borsche
Peter Przygodda
Production
companies
France 3
Franz Seitz Filmproduktion
Gaumont
Iduna Film Produktiongesellschaft
Opera Film Produzione
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Österreichischer Rundfunk
Distributed byUnited Artists (West Germany)
Gaumont (France)
Release date
25 February 1982
Running time
153 minutes
CountriesAustria
Italy
France
West Germany
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin and at a variety of locations, many of them in Switzerland. The sets were designed by the art directors Heidi Lüdi and Toni Lüdi.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.152

BibliographyEdit

  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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