Effi Briest

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

One of the finest films to come out of postwar Germany, EFFI BRIEST marked the 16th feature in five years for the prolific Fassbinder. In 19th-century Germany, a 17-year-old girl (Schygulla) is forced into an unhappy marriage with a much older count (Schenck), and then falls into a short-lived relationship with an army major (Lommel). When, years after...read more

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: One of the finest films to come out of postwar Germany, EFFI BRIEST marked the 16th feature in five years for the prolific Fassbinder. In 19th-century Germany, a 17-year-old girl (Schygulla) is forced into an unhappy marriage with a much older count (Schen… (more)

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