The Tobacconist



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General Public:$12.00
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Virtual Cinema
Release Year:2019
Runtime:113 min
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Menemsha Films
Director:Nikolaus Leytner
Producer:Dieter Pochlakto
Jacob Pochlakto
Ralf Zimmermann
Co-Producer:Christine Strobl
Timm Oberwelland
Peter Eiff
Theodor Gringel
Birgit Rotho¨rl
Cinematographer:Hermann Dunzendorfer
Screenwriter:Klaus Richter
Nikolaus Leytner
Editor:Bettina Mazakarini
Composer:Matthias Weber
Principal Cast:Simon Morze´
Johannes Krisch
Bruno Ganz
Emma Drogunova
Regina Fritsch
Karoline Eichhorn
Elfriede Irrall
Michael Fitz
Rainer Wo¨ss
Sabine Herget


MSP Film Presents Virtual Cinema!

We are partnering with independent distributor Menemsha Films to bring an alternative online experience to film fans in our community for home viewing!


About the Film

A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna.

Seventeen-year-old Franz journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund Freud (Bruno Ganz), a regular customer, and over time the two very different men form a singular friendship. When Franz falls desperately in love with the music-hall dancer Anezka, he seeks advice from the renowned psychoanalyst, who admits that the female sex is as big a mystery to him as it is to Franz. As political and social conditions in Austria dramatically worsen with the Nazis' arrival in Vienna, Franz, Freud, and Anezka are swept into the maelstrom of events. Each has a big decision to make: to stay or to flee?


"[The Tobacconist] manages to be a vibrant coming-of-age story and an intriguing portrayal of Sigmund Freud, expertly portrayed by Bruno Ganz." – , Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter

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