Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Journey to Italy
(Die italienische Reise von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Die ital. Reise von J. W. Goethe © DEFA-Stiftung
|Richter, Annerose (Anne)|
When the French occupied Weimar, Goethe retreated to his office and used his memories of a journey to Italy as the basis for his book Italian Journey. With excerpts from Goethe's diary, sketches and engravings, the film retraces his steps through the present-day cities of Rome, Naples and Pompeii.