Burning Secret (1988) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Burning Secret

Andrew Birkin, 1988

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Burning Secret
Stefan Zweig, 1913

Burning Secret is a movie directed by Andrew Birkin in 1988 and based on the book of the same name by Stefan Zweig, first published in 1913. The movie features Faye Dunaway, Klaus Maria Brandauer, David Eberts, Ian Richardson, John Nettleton, Martin Obernigg, and others.

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RATING

6.5

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Movie Poster: Burning Secret (Andrew Birkin, 1988)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: Burning Secret (Stefan Zweig, 1913)

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Storyline

While being treated for asthma at a country spa, an American diplomat’s lonely 12-year-old son is befriended and infatuated by a suave, mysterious baron. During a story of his war experiences, the baron reveals the scar of a wound from an American soldier and thrusts a pin through it. Little does the boy realize that it is his turn to be wounded.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of Burning Secret, the 1988 movie by Andrew Birkin

Year

1988

Minutes

106

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Cover of Burning Secret, the 1913 book by Stefan Zweig

Year

1913

Pages

128

Book Rate

7.86

S: Goodreads

Book

Burning Secret

Original title: Brennendes Geheimnis

Country: Austria

First published in: 1913

Length: 128 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

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Poster of Burning Secret, the 1988 movie by Andrew Birkin

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Cover of Burning Secret, the 1913 book by Stefan Zweig

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Poster of Burning Secret, the 1988 movie by Andrew Birkin

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3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Burning Secret, the 1913 book by Stefan Zweig

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33% No

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4 votes

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