The Buddenbrooks (1959 film)

The Buddenbrooks (German: Buddenbrooks) is a 1959 West German drama film directed by Alfred Weidenmann and starring Liselotte Pulver, Hansjörg Felmy, Nadja Tiller. It was released in two parts.[1] It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Thomas Mann.

The Buddenbrooks
Directed byAlfred Weidenmann
Produced by
Written by
Music byWerner Eisbrenner
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byCaspar van den Berg
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 11 November 1959
  • 20 November 1959
Running time
  • 99 minutes (Part I)
  • 107 minutes (Part II)
CountryWest Germany

The art director Robert Herlth designed the film's sets. It was filmed at the Wandsbek Studios. Location shooting took place in Hamburg and Lübeck.

Main cast


  1. Nowell-Smith p.149


  • Geoffrey Nowell-Smith. The Oxford History of World Cinema. Oxford University Press, 1997.
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