The final love of Franz Kafka, the celebrated Czech writer of “Metamorphosis,” can be portrayed in romantic drama “The Glory of Life.” TrustNordisk has boarded worldwide gross sales forward of Cannes, whereas Majestic is dealing with the home rights.
Currently taking pictures, “The Glory of Life” is directed by Georg Maas (“Two Lives”) and is impressed by the love story between Kafka and Dora Diamant.
The interval drama was penned by Michael Gutmann and Maas. Producers are Helge Sasse and Solveig Fina for Tempest Film and Tommy Pridnig for Lotus Film.
Kafka and Diamant met in 1923 on the Baltic Sea coast, a 12 months earlier than the writer died from tuberculosis. The worldly clever Diamant, who was working in a Jewish group, took him to Berlin, and as Kafka’s well being deteriorates quickly, they traveled collectively to a sanatorium in Austria. The reminiscence of their time collectively will form Diamant for the remainder of her life.
The film stars Henriette Confurius (“Transatlantic”) and Sabin Tambrea (“Ludwig II”). “The Glory of Life” is backed by Medienboard, Filmstiftung NRW, MV Filmförderung, FFA, DFFF and OEFI and OEFI+.