Filmmakers love the works of Stefan Zweig. The first screen adaptation of his work (/Das Brennende Geheimnis) came out in 1923, and it has not stopped since. As of this writing, he has 38 Writer: Movie and 39 Writer: TV credits on IMDb. Directors like Max Ophuls, Wes Anderson, Maurice Tourneur, Roberto Rossellini, and Robert Siodmak have directed adaptations of his works. Zweig’s works have been adapted into Turkish, Portuguese, Bulgarian, Finnish, Greek, and Mandarin. What’s more, there is currently another Zweig-inspired film project in the works (The Week Before).
This is not intended as an all-inclusive list. Reader suggestions are welcome. If you know an addition to this list, please write using the comments below.
- Stefan Zweig: Farewell To Europe (2016) (Reviewed In Thinking Cinema 6/15/17) http://www.thinkingcinema.com/film-review-stefan-zweig-farewell-to-europe/
- Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948) (Article In Thinking Cinema 6/15/17) http://www.thinkingcinema.com/film-appreciation-letter-to-an-unknown-woman/
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
- Mary Queen Of Scots (2013)
- Letter From An Unknown Woman (2004) (Adaptation in Mandarin)
- Vingt-quatre Heures De La Vie D’Une Femme (1968)
- Beware Of Pity (1946)
- Marie Antoinette (1938)
- Only Yesterday (1933)