Storm of Love

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Sturm der Liebe
Genre Soap opera
Created by Bea Schmidt
Written by Julia Bachmann
Bea Schmidt
Starring Various
Theme music composer Leslie Mandoki
Laszlo Bencker
Opening theme "Stay"
by Curly
Country of origin Germany
Original language(s) German
No. of seasons 9
No. of episodes 2,000+
Production
Executive producer(s) Bea Schmidt
Running time 50 minutes
Production company(s) Bavaria Film
Broadcast
Original channel Das Erste
Picture format 576i SDTV (2005–2011)
720p HDTV (2011–present)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 26 September 2005 (2005-09-26) – present
External links
Website

Sturm der Liebe (pronounced [stuːrm ˈliːbə], lit. "Storm of Love") is a German television soap opera created by Bea Schmidt for Das Erste. It premiered on 26 September 2005.

It follows in several interwoven plot threads stories about relationships taking place in the fictional five-star hotel Fürstenhof, located in Feldkirchen-Westerham near Rosenheim. The plot revolves around members of the family room area, the hotel owners, and employees.

The series began production on 1 August 2005 and was originally broadcast beginning 26 September 2005 on weekdays at 15:10.

In France, the series was broadcast from episode 1392 (season 7) since 2 April 2013 on France 2 with the name of "Le Tourbillon de l'Amour" and in Austria, the series was broadcast from episode 166 onwards since mid-July 2006 on ORF 2. A summary of episodes 1 to 165 was broadcast as a pilot.

Storm of Love has been licensed to 20 stations worldwide, and rights to all episodes were given to STV (Slovakia), LTV1 (Latvia), TV 3 (Lithuania), TV3 (Estonia) and Rete 4 (Italy). Rete 4 broadcasts the series under the name Tempesta d'amore. Nova TV in Bulgaria has broadcast the series since the end of July 2009 under a title translating as "Winds of Love." Vitaya in Belgium broadcasts under the title Sturm der liebe. Polish channel TV Puls broadcasts it under the title Burza uczuć, Finnish channel Sub under the title Lemmen viemää, and Icelandic channel RÚV under the title Ástareldur (Fire of Love).

Main characters[edit]

Werner once married Charlotte Saalfeld, heir to Fürstenhof. For many years he was director of the 5-star hotels. After almost 40 years, he has also finally reconciled with his brother André, and hires him as a cook to Fürstenhof. His habit of dating beautiful women has not changed. He has cheated on his wife Charlotte over and over again, which eventually led to divorce after 36 years of marriage.

Charlotte Saalfeld is once again at Fürstenhof to attend a charity event and receive the Bavarian Order of Merit. In the end, she remains at Fürstenhof longer than expected. As a former practitioner of Saalfeld, Korbinian Niederbühl, along with his housekeeper Cosima Zastrow appear at Fürstenhof and it is revealed, that not Charlotte, but Cosima is the "real" Saalfeld, to Charlotte fights with Werner, because she writes over to Cosima their 30% of Fürstenhof shares. Charlotte was engaged for some time with Korbinian Niederbühl's son Michael. But when she realises that Michael has feelings for Tanja, the mother of his child, she separates from him.

Werner and Charlotte are now back as Fürstenhofs shareholders with 20 and 30%. Recently[when?], they had by the acquittal of their common and Werner's arch rival ex-wife Barbara of Heidenberg suffered a defeat, especially when Barbara returns as a woman on the side of Götz Zastrow to Fürstenhof. Since her daughter Miriam died at the birth of their daughter Valentina. They are with their granddaughter and the console their very busy now widowed son Robert, which they will be closer again. The harmony between Charlotte and Werner Werner is getting better and Charlotte to one side as it is complicated by a cabal Barbara in a drug scandal.

The flagship couple Alfons and Hildegard Sonnbichler have been employees of fürstenhof for decades,she in the kitchen, and he as a very correct receptionist. Alfonso enjoys a special relationship of trust with the Saalfelds, not least because he had a relationship in teenage years with Charlotte Saalfeld and Alexander who is their son. Hildegard is involved in the local council and was a candidate for mayor. Their daughter is Marie Sonnbichler, who however left the Fürstenhof.

André Konopka is the younger brother of Werner Saalfeld and reconciled at last, after many years with him. He works as a chef for him and his brother is now with help and advice. Furthermore, he is with Alfonso board member of the newly formed council at the court. His nephew, Robert has returned after the death of his wife Miriam to the hotel and acts as a second chef in addition to André. André's son Simon has now left with his wife, Maike to South Africa and works at the estate of his father with winemaker Jasper Steenkamp.

Nils Heinemann arrives to Fürstenhof, to win back Marie Sonnbichler, in whom he has fallen in love with at their former workplace Thalheim. Since he has played badly but her, it will take some time before Marie gets involved in it. The two argue again and again, and when Marie finally learns that Nils is married, they finally separated from him.

Michael Niederbühl comes to the Fürstenhof to take over the practice of emigrants to Canada Evelyn Konopka. His father was the accomplice of Korbinian Ludwig Saalfeld, exchanged this as Charlotte and Cosima. Michael falls in love then calculated in Charlotte and plans to marry even. However, when Charlotte learns that Michael has a son named Fabien Tanya Liebertz, which is the product of a one-night stand from a forest festival, and Michael developed feelings for her, she separates from him. Michael also has a grown daughter, Debbie Williams from a previous relationship with an American.

Protagonists of previous seasons couples[edit]

Episode 1–313: Alexander and Laura Saalfeld[edit]

They were central figures and the odds-pair of the first season of the telenovela. Laura Mahler, dessert chef, and Alexander, eldest son of the Saalfelds and junior chef of the hotel, fall in love. Long they may not officially be together as a couple, because they think they are half-siblings, as Laura is the illegitimate daughter of Werner Saalfeld. Not until after a secret rendezvous of Laura and Alexander she becomes pregnant, breaking the silence of the insiders admitting that the two are not related because Alexander is not the biological son of Werner. Laura and Alex get married and move to Brussels, where Alexander works as a general manager post and Laura as Confiseurin. Shortly after Alexander returns to fürstenhof, to deliver divorce papers for Werner and Charlotte. A few weeks later Laura and Alexander's daughter arrives to the world: Hanna Saalfeld. While Robert is in a coma, Alexander visits the family one more time. Two years later, Laura comes to the Fürstenhof anniversary together with Robert for a visit.

Episode 314–520: Robert and Miriam Saalfeld[edit]

The story about this couple begins at the departure of Laura and Alexander, the center of the telenovela. Robert Saalfeld,the chef and co-owner of the hotel, is the younger son of Charlotte and Werner. Miriam of Heidenberg comes with her stepmother Barbara to the hotel Fürstenhof. Robert and Miriam fall in love with each other. But they find each other only after many detours. Miriam even married her former love Felix Tarrasch along the way. But the love of Robert and Miriam is stronger and causes Miriam's marriage to fail. Miriam's hasn't obtained a proper divorce before the two are married so they have to celebrate a symbolic wedding. Then they move to Paris, where Miriam takes a job as a perfumer and Robert opened a small restaurant. A year later, Miriam comes for a few days to Fürstenhof and obtains a divorce from Felix. Robert comes to visit the Fürstenhof anniversary together with Laura. Upon his departure, he announced that Miriam was expecting a daughter in the spring. Six months later, Robert returned once more to the court, to testify in the trial of Barbara. When he travels back to Paris again, a tragedy happens, Miriam dies at birth of their daughter Valentina. Robert buried his beloved wife at the court and falls into deep mourning.

Episode 521–703: Gregor and Samia Bergmeister[edit]

After the departure of Miriam and Robert's Samia and Gregor become the center of the telenovela. Samia came illegally to Germany to hide from her domineering father and visit Charlotte Saalfeld, whose life she once saved. Over time, Samia and Gregor fell in love, but Gregor began a love affair with Leonie Preisinger, the half-cousin of Robert Saalfeld, which was only of short duration. Everything seemed to turn for good, until Joshua Obote, Samias father was murdered and the suspect fell to Gregor. After some time Samia started a love affair with Simon Konopka. At the altar, however, she realised that her feelings for Gregor were stronger. After a romantic wedding on a boat the two start a new life in the direction of Africa.

Episode 704–914: Felix and Emma Saalfeld[edit]

After the departure of Gregor and Samia, the center of the telenovela was the story of Felix and Emma. Emma had fallen in love with Felix, who was restaurant manager, at their first meeting. Although the two had danced with each other in Gregor and Samia's wedding, Felix, however, fell head over heels in love Emma's scheming half-sister, Rosalie. Emma hung on Felix a long time before she started a relationship with Ben Sponheim and after some time the two decided to marry. However, after Ben's birth mother Barbara Heidenberg kidnapped and locked Felix and Emma in a power plant, Emma separated from Ben. Later Felix saw through Rosalie's intrigues and left her. Just as Emma and Felix had found each other, Rosalie lied about being pregnant. But her lie was soon discovered, and shortly thereafter Emma and Felix got married. At the wedding Rosalie was going to kill Emma, but didn't go through with it, because she realised that she loved her sister. Emma and Felix began a new life together in Canada with Felix's father, Johan. Three months later a pregnant Emma and Felix came to Fürstenhof for a visit. After an investigation, it turned out that Emma was expecting twins. Another six months later, Emma delivered her two sons, Max and Moritz, to the world.

Episode 934–1117: Lukas and Sandra Zastrow[edit]

Just before the departure of Felix and Emma it came to light that Cosima Zastrow, Korbinian Niederbühl's housekeeper had been swapped at birth because of her heart failure with Charlotte Saalfeld and was thus "real Saalfeld", her son Lukas comes to Fürstenhof. There he meets his former classmate Annika Bruckner, who was the ugly duckling that became a beautiful swan. Lukas is entranced by her. A little later, but Annika is in a car accident because of Lukas. Lukas then meets at the hospital Sandra Ostermeyer, who has heart failure and due to only live a few days. When she gets her heart transplants after Annika's death, Lukas sits by her bed and confesses his love for Annika. Sandra is deeply touched by his words. When she begins her rehabilitation at Fürstenhof, it turns out that she is the daughter of Werner Saalfeld. Some time later, Lukas and Sandra get together, but separated again after many intrigues of Lukas' mother and Rosalie Engel. Lukas even married Rosalie, but separated again from her a few days later. He returns again back to Sandra. As Cosima committed a murder attempt on Rosalie and Lukas gives a false alibi, she threatens Sandra to leave the hotel place if she does not separate from Lukas. As it turns out that Sandra is pregnant with Lukas, can Cosima on their extortion. Nevertheless, Sandra loses the child soon after. The emergence of Lukas's father Goetz also provides quite a stir: After Lukas and Sandra have been buried by an avalanche, he fakes an abduction and attempted to extort Werner and Cosima, but fails. As Cosima blackmailed by the resurgen Rosalie with the attempted murder of her, she is at the end of her strength: she suffers a fatal heart attack and asks Lukas for forgiveness with her last words. Lukas and Sandra get married and go together to the Giant Mountains to the Czech Republic, to remodel an old monastery into an eco-hotel.

Cast[edit]

Protagonists couples[edit]

Actors Character Name Follow Original Air Date Guest Appearances
Season 1 • Episode 1–313
Henriette Richter-Röhl Laura Saalfeld, née Mahler 1–313 2005–2007 998–1001 (2010)
Gregory B. Waldis Alexander Saalfeld 1–313 2005–2007 385–387 (2007)
500–505 (2007)
1610–1628 (2013)
1999–2002 (2014)
Season 2 • Episode 314–520
Lorenzo Patané Robert Saalfeld 1–520 2005–2007 998–1001 (2010)
Inez Bjørg David Miriam Saalfeld, née von Heidenberg 189–520 2006–2007 739–742 (2008)
Death in episode 1117 (2010)
Season 3 • Episode 521–703
Christof Arnold Dr. Gregor Bergmeister 134–704 2006–2008
Dominique Siassia Samia Bergmeister, née Obote, adopted Gruber 356–704 2007–2008
Season 4 • Episode 704–914
Martin Gruber Felix Saalfeld, adopted Tarrasch 273–914 2006–2009 1022–1025 (2010)
1754–1755 (2013)
Ivanka Brekalo Emma Saalfeld, née Strobl 590–914 2008–2009 1019–1025 (2010)
1753–1755 (2013)
Season 5 • Episode 934–1117
Wolfgang Cerny Lukas Zastrow 897–1117 2009–2010
Sarah Stork Sandra Zastrow, née Ostermeyer 934–1117 2009–2010
Season 6 • Episode 1118–1391
Uta Kargel Eva Saalfeld, née Krendlinger 1087–1391 2010–2011
Lorenzo Patané Robert Saalfeld 1099–1391 2010–2011
Season 7 • Episode 1392–1600
Ines Lutz Theresa Burger alias Nina Westphal 1377–1600 2011–2012
Daniel Fünffrock Moritz van Norden, adopted, birth name: Nero #2 1408–1600 2011–2012
Season 8 • Episode 1601–1814
Moritz Tittel Konstantin Riedmüller, adopted, birth name: Nero 1391–1814 2011–2013
Lucy Scherer Marlene Riedmüller, née Schweitzer 1570–1814 2012–2013
Season 9 • Episode 1815–
Christian Feist Leonard Stahl 1778– 2013–
Liza Tzschirner Pauline Jentzsch 1781– 2013–

Current main characters[edit]

Actor Character Episodes Duration
Dirk Galuba Werner Saalfeld, birth name: Hans-Werner Konopka 1– 2005–
Sepp Schauer Alfons Sonnbichler 1– 2005–
Antje Hagen Hildegard Sonnbichler, née Hansen 1– 2005–
Mona Seefried Charlotte Saalfeld 1–150, 295–381, 560–712, 857– 2005–2006, 2007, 2008, 2009–
Joachim Lätsch André Konopka 513– 2007–
Florian Stadler Nils Heinemann 726– 2008–
Erich Altenkopf Dr. Michael Niederbühl 884– 2009–
Melanie Wiegmann Natascha Schweitzer 1586– 2012–
David Paryla Priest Martin Windgassen 1599– 2012–
Sarah Elena Timpe Sabrina Görres 1619– 2012–
Christin Balogh Tina Kessler 1763– 2013–
Mirjam Heimann Cornelia "Coco" Conradi 1781– 2013–
Dietrich Adam Friedrich Stahl 1784– 2013–
Nadine Warmuth Patrizia Stahl, née Dietrich 1796– 2013–

Current supporting actors[edit]

Actor Character Episodes Duration Notes
Christoph Krix Detective Inspector Meyser 93– 2006– Occasional appearances

Former main actors[edit]

Actor Character Episodes Duration
Christian Rudolf Andreas Waagener † 6–98 2005–2006
Claudia Wenzel Corinna "Cora" Franke 1–110 2005–2006
Wookie Mayer Viola Hochleitner, née Liebertz 107–184, 283–298, 1038–1043, 1251–1262, 1550–1560 2006, 2006–2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
Simone Heher Katharina Klinker-Emden 4–194 2005–2006
Isabella Jantz Marie Sonnbichler #1 3–155, 184–289 2005–2006, 2006
Miriam Krause Helen Marinelli 169–313, 938–980, 1193–1205 2006–2007, 2009, 2010
Florian Böhm Mike Dreschke † 1–101, 219–371 (News of his death in episode 516) 2005–2006, 2006–2007
Wayne Carpendale Lars Hoffmann † 69–155, 312–371 2006, 2007
Mirja Mahir Nora Dammann 336–471 2007
Isabelle von Siebenthal Vera Obote, née Roth 425–580 2007–2008
Anna Angelina Wolfers Leonie Preisinger 455–602 2007–2008
Wayne Carpendale Marc Kohlweyer, adopted, birth name: Hoffmann 517–602 2007–2008
Nils Brunkhorst Philipp Kronleitner 567–636 2008
Caroline Beil Fiona Marquardt † 477–668 2007–2008
Susanne Huber Elisabeth Gruber, née Saalfeld 156–451, 663–689 2006–2007, 2008
Jessica Boehrs Jana Schneider 572–703 2008
Susan Hoecke Viktoria Tarrasch 329–848, 912–914 2007–2009, 2009
Michael Zittel Johann Gruber 247–602, 675–711, 813–866, 906–914 2006–2008, 2008, 2009, 2009
Heike Drinker Dr. Evelyn Konopka 707–866 2008–2009
Lila Nil Gürmen Franziska "Fanny" Schönbauer 866–934 2009
Ute Katharina Kampowsky Annika Bruckner † 872–934 2009
Annabelle Leip Marie Bruckner, née Sonnbichler #2 713–1021, 1581–1592, 1743–1749 2008–2010, 2012, 2013
Golo Euler Hendrik Bruckner 869–1021, 1587–1592, 1743–1749 2009–2010, 2012, 2013
Gabrielle Scharnitzky Cosima Zastrow, née Hofer 894–1112 2009–2010
René Oltmanns Simon Konopka 485–1190 2007–2010
Johannes Hauer Ben Sponheim 504–1193 2007–2010
Eva-Maria May Katja Heinemann 991–1078, 1167–1193 2010, 2010
Andreas Borcherding Götz Zastrow † 1054–1296 2010–2011
Tobias Dürr Markus Zastrow 1212–1372 2010–2011
Nicola Tiggeler Barbara von Heidenberg, née Sachtleben 165–476, 721–883, 1090–1384, 1848–1902 2006–2007 2008–2009, 2010–2011, 2013
Johanna Bönninghaus Lena Zastrow 1114–1117, 1156–1387 2010, 2010–2011
Andreas Thiele Jacob Krendlinger 1082–1088, 1119–1396 2010, 2010–2011
Moritz Tittel Moritz van Norden, adopted, birth name: Nero #1 1380–1407 2011
Julia Mitrici Sibylle Prinzessin von Liechtenberg 1301–1420 2011
Kathleen Fiedler Brigitte "Gitti" König 1364–1496 2011–2012
Natalie Alison Rosalie Engel 703–1350, 1429–1556, 1681–1688 2008–2011, 2011–2012, 2013
Judith Hildebrandt Tanja Heinemann, née Liebertz 1–529, 957–1599 2005–2008, 2009–2012
Lili Gesler Elena Majoré 1398–1635 2011–2012
Lara Mandoki Mandy Meier 1562–1728 2012–2013
Jan van Weyde Xaver Steindle 12–471, 516–519, 761–835, 1291–1765, 1984–1987 2005–2007, 2007, 2009, 2011–2013, 2014
Mareike Lindenmeyer Kira Steindle, née König 1610–1765 2012–2013
Michele Oliveri Julius König, birth name: Engel 1399–1771 2011–2013
Simone Ritscher Doris van Norden, née Dolores Nero 1366–1794 2011–2013
Saša Kekez Goran Kalkbrenner 1755–2006 2013–2014

Former supporting actors[edit]

Actor Character Episodes Duration
Jenny Gröllmann Inge Klinker-Emden #1 6–39 2005
Peter Fröhlich Bruno Matysiak 63–73 2005–2006
Peter Zintner Peter Mahler † 32–35, 88–93 2005, 2006
Karyn of Ostholt Inge Klinker-Emden #2 51–117 2005–2006
Julia Haacke Nathalie Hoffmann 122–160 2006
Michael Jäger Carsten Lorenz 134–135, 151–160 2006
Andreas Zimmermann Sven Maiwald 181–194 2006
Bruni Löbel Almuth Freifrau von Thalheim † 200–214 (News of her death in episode 340) 2006
Hansi Kraus Oskar Schwarzenbeck 319–371 2007
Robert Spitz Andy Zacher † 404–420 2007
Silvia Seidel Rita von Scharndorf 406–425 2007
Marian Lösch Jonas Nebel 232–244, 287–292, 445–453 2006, 2006, 2007
Aloysius Itoka Joshua Obote † 527–571 2008
Olga Kolb Kira Szepanski 676–699 2008
Vanessa Jung Karla Müller 761–781 2009
Daniel Schäfer Fred Neumann † 785–793 2009
Hans Heller Herbert Sponheim 793–805 2009
Horst Janson Dr. Paul Wielander † 755–774, 831–834 2008–2009, 2009
Verena Zimmermann Sonja Felder 789–805, 835–850 2009, 2009
Werner Haindl Karl Strobl 847–855, 913–914 2009, 2009
Marijam Agischewa Susanne Bruckner 919–929 2009
Björn Grundies Harald "Harry" Lugauer 980–1017 2009–2010
Joseph M’Barek Jimmy Engelhard 819–830, 1042–1045 2009, 2010
Steffen Nowak Philipp Octoir 960–969, 1102–1108 2009, 2010
Isis Krüger Astrid Ostermeyer 934–1117 2009–2010
Arthur Galiandin Yordan Zerwenkow 384–409, 1121–1125 2007, 2010
Matthias Beier Alain Briand † 1144–1179 2010
Marie-Ernestine Worch Maike Konopka, née Steenkamp 1111–1190 2010
Wolfgang Riehm Jasper Steenkamp 1127–1137, 1186–1190 2010, 2010
Olivia Pascal Felicitas Strehle 1090–1110, 1217–1223 2010, 2010–2011
Angela Ascher Sabrina "Chandana" Wagner 1208–1235 2010–2011
Christiane Blumhoff Cordula van Dering 721–736, 1240–1243 2008, 2011
Wolfgang Freundorfer Franz Hochleitner 163–184, 283–298, 1251–1262 2006, 2006–2007, 2011
Patrick Wolff Stephan Winter 1160–1170, 1276–1278 2010, 2011
Luise Deschauer Käthe Hansen 1262–1325 2011
Sabine Bach Jenny Fürstin von Liechtenberg, née Zimmermann 1330–1356 2011
Wolfgang Grindemann Dr. Axel Brunner 322–323, 1105–1106, 1339–1360 2007, 2010, 2011
Daniela Kiefer Dr. Nadja Löwenstein 1344–1370 2011
Lea Marlen Woitack Deborah Ann "Debbie" Williams 1344–1396 2011
Janusz Cichocki Jenö Majoré 1398–1410, 1432–1435 2011, 2011
Sebastian Deyle Maximilian "Maxim" Klinker-Emden 6-124, 177–246, 1429–1442 2005–2006, 2006, 2012
Aviva Joel Pilar Riedmüller † 1391–1392, 1483–1498 2011, 2012
Leander Lichti Christian Weidenfels 1489–1504 2012
Mark-Alexander Solf Jan Augustin 1507–1516 2012
Anna Lena Class Lilly Schürmann 1516–1533 2012
Kerstin Gähte Nicola Westphal † 1499–1553 2012
Nina Schmieder Kristin Nörtlinger 1517–1582 2012
Ralph Schicha Hans Burger 1528–1552, 1590–1599 2012, 2012
Philipp Sonntag Alois Pachmeyer 405–1627 2007–2012
Christoph Wettstein Urs Grosswihler 890–1644 2009–2012
Tobias Hoesl Ari Fleischmann 1669–1683 2012–2013
Mirco Wallraf Gonzalo Pastoriza 1689–1701 2013
Veronika-Marie von Quast Roswitha "Rosi" Zwick 511–1709 2007–2013
Janis Kilian Witting Mike Bärmann 1706–1715 2013
Alfonso Losa Thiago Hildebrandt 1717–1728 2013
Bernhard Bozian Damian Zollinger 1735–1745 2013
Tobias Maehler Dr. Markus Drescher 1750–1771 2013
Kerstin Gähte Franziska Appelt 1757–1786 2013
Guido Broscheit Veit Bergmann 1702–1730, 1809–1813 2013, 2013
Werner Opitz Eberhard Schuster 1775–1780, 1802–1822 2013, 2013
Holger C. Gotha Curd Heinemann 1066–1078, 1270–1291, 1372–1387, 1824–1849 2010, 2011, 2011, 2013
Petra Berndt Magdalena Murnau 1855–1915 2013–2014
Sepp Schauer Gustl Moosburger 986–992, 1023–1033, 1307–1325, 1667–1671, 1900–1916 2009–2010, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013–2014
Günter Bubbnik Tobias Blume 1924–1936 2014
Florian Reiners Christian "Chris" Brenner † 1945–1965 2014
Daniel Buder Daniel Brückner 1896–2013 2013–2014
Timothy Peach Dr. Andreas Erhardt 1412–1421, 2020–2036 2011, 2014

Celebrity Guest Performer[edit]

Actor Character Episodes Duration
Patrick Lindner Patrick Lindner 117–118 2006
Monica Lierhaus Monica Winter 445–446 2007
Maria Riesch Maria Riesch 666 2008
Ramona Leiß Helga Hölzl 696–701 2008
Alfons Schuhbeck Alfons Schuhbeck 722–723 2008
Florian Simbeck Dr. Klein 863–865 2009
Thomas Gottschalk Thomas Gottschalk 895 2009
Albert Fortell Dr. Wolfgang Degen 1061–1067 2010
Nina Ruge Nina Ruge 1154–1156 2010
Andreas Geremia Andreas "Gerre" Geremia 1259–1262 2011
Bobby Schottkowski Bobby Schottkowski 1259–1262 2011
Alexander Mazza Viktor Sparmann 1435–1440 2011
Magdalena Neuner Magdalena Neuner 1446–1449 2012
Samira El Ouassil Sina Flock 1738–1740, 1835–1838, 1914–1915 2013, 2013, 2014

Background[edit]

The Bavaria TV Production GmbH (until 31 January 2007: Bavaria Film GmbH) produces the series since the summer of 2005 in the studios of Bavaria Film in Green Forest in Munich. Per day of shooting creates a complete sequence (Length 48 minutes, episode 111–150: 43 minutes). Storm of Love is produced digitally: The external rotation, the images stored directly to disk, the interior rotation is recorded on a deck. The cameras are all connected directly by cable to the cut. Since episode 447 the series in widescreen format 16:9 is broadcast. Chief author of the series Peter Sweet is. ARD Degeto is responsible for editorial work, but also transfers it to the WDR and in part from the BR.

Originally as a telenovela created with 100 episodes,stormof lovehas been extended several times. Meanwhile, in 1270 episodes planned .[1] This feature of the genre of the finiteness of a soap opera was cancelled trend. Since all the other features for the characterisation of a telenovela – and differentiation from other genres such as the soap opera – have been maintained despite the extensions, is one of lovestormstill one of the telenovelas.

Each main plot arc of the series is dubbed by a female lead and the voice over, a heritage from the original telenovela concept of an internal cohesion. This voice-over-starring roles played Henriette Richter-Röhl (episodes 1–313 from September 26, 2005 to January 31, 2007), Inez Bjørg David (episodes 319–520 from February 12 to December 18, 2007), Dominique Siassia (episodes 528–703 from January 4 to October 8, 2008), Ivanka Brekalo (episodes 704–914 from October 9, 2008 to September 14, 2009), Ute Katharina Kampowsky (episodes 915–933 from September 15 to October 9, 2009 in a transitional season), Sarah Stork (episodes 934–1117 from October 12, 2009 to August 5, 2010), Uta Kargel (episodes 1118–1391 from August 6, 2010 to October 10, 2011), Ines Lutz (episodes 1392–1600 from October 11, 2011 to September 5, 2012), Lucy Scherer (episodes 1601–1813 from September 6, 2012 to August 1, 2013) and Liza Tzschirner (episodes 1815– since August 5, 2013).

On 26 January 2010 was broadcast the episode 1000th The anniversary was telenovela script comes with a big party and fireworks to "250 years Fürstenhof implemented[2] Following this episode was one of Sepp Schauer (Alfons Sonnbichler) and Judith Hildebrandt (Tanja Liebertz) moderated, 50 -minute "anniversary special storm of love – happiness and tears at the court." aired a special broadcast on ARD and ORF 2[3][4]

Bias[edit]

With each new season, a new header is assembled, which initiates the respective impacts and introduces the most important roles of the main season. Within the season of the bias is changed only slightly. Previous versions:

  • Season 1: Henriette Richter-Röhl, Gregory B. Waldis, Dirk Galuba, Mona Seefried (later: Inez Bjørg David & Nicola Tiggeler), Claudia Wenzel (later: Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer), Lorenzo Patané
  • Season 2: Inez Bjørg David, Lorenzo Patané, Dirk Galuba, Nicola Tiggeler, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Judith Hildebrandt
  • Season 3: Dominique Siassia, Christof Arnold, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Joachim Lätsch & Caroline Beil, Anna Angelina Wolfers, Martin Gruber & Susan Hoecke
  • Season 4: Ivanka Brekalo, Martin Gruber, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch & Heike Trinker, Nicola Tiggeler, Natalie Alison, Susan Hoecke
  • Season 5: Sarah Stork, Wolfgang Cerny, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Mona Seefried, René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch, Gabrielle Scharnitzky & Natalie Alison, Florian Stadler & Johannes Hauer
  • Season 6: Uta Kargel, Lorenzo Patané, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Natalie Alison & René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch, Andreas Borcherding & Nicola Tiggeler, Florian Stadler & Johannes Hauer (later: Erich Altenkopf & Judith Hildebrandt & Florian Stadler)
  • Season 7: Ines Lutz, Moritz Tittel & Daniel Fünffrock, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Natalie Alison (later: Erich Altenkopf) & Joachim Lätsch, Simone Ritscher, Erich Altenkopf (later: Jan van Weyde) & Judith Hildebrandt & Florian Stadler
  • Season 8: Lucy Scherer & Moritz Tittel, Melanie Wiegmann, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Simone Ritscher, Michele Oliveri, Erich Altenkopf & Joachim Lätsch, Jan van Weyde (later: David Paryla) & Florian Stadler
  • Season 9: Liza Tzschirner, Christian Feist, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Nadine Warmuth & Dietrich Adam, Erich Altenkopf & Melanie Wiegmann & Joachim Lätsch, Sarah Elena Timpe & Florian Stadler & David Paryla

Page sequence 161, the actor in the title are called alphabetically.

Outdoor locations[edit]

The exterior design for the fiction e Hotel "Fürstenhof" is a private castle in the Upper Bavarian village of Vagen. The shooting is basically for the public is not accessible.

On the site of Bavaria Film GmbH in Green Forest Geiselgasteig In addition, a villa in the Bavaria Film City (48°3′59″N 11°33′3″E / 48.06639°N 11.55083°E / 48.06639; 11.55083). Since March 2006, filmed for the renovated West Wingthe prince's court. For this, the facade of the Villa man wasusedin 2000 as a backdrop for the historical dramaThe Manns - Novel of a Century was built. Modeled after the original gate was renovated and rebuilt. This setting is played from the inside. In difficult weather conditions during the winter months because of the proximity to the studio, shot mostly here.

Between the scenes of the soap opera landscape studies are recorded, which are adapted to the seasonal flow. The recordings are from the foothills of the Alps. Between these scenes alternate and separate the individual scenes in the plot.

In episode 1193 to 1195 have Robert Saalfeld (Lorenzo Patané), Eva Krendlinger (Uta Kargel), Hildegard Sonnbichler (Antje Hagen) and husband Alfonso (Sepp Schauer) three days in Verona, northern Italy spent. The German actor spoke in the scenes in German and their Italian colleagues Selene Gandini, Fabio Mazzari and Enrico Mutti responded in their language. In the latter post-production were synchronised.[5]

Music[edit]

Each pair of protagonists in Storm of Love has a common love song that unites them.

Director[edit]

Always five episodes will be produced in a block of five days. On each block work two directors who is a responsible for studio shooting, the other for the parallel emerging field recording.

Audience share and audience reach[edit]

In the first six months, the market share steadily to over 20 percent at most about 3 million viewers. The target audience of 14 – to 49-year-olds regularly reaches an audience of over 10 percent [28] But there were episodes with much longer range.

"Regularly seek the ARD Telenovela" Sturm der Liebe "market shares of more than 25 percent of the public for three years from – the place in the top 5 of the Public Service program is the production of the Bavaria Film therefore safe."

– Quote meters Some standard internal records [edit] 26 September 2005: Episode 1: It reached 1.04 million viewers, an audience rating of 10.3%. 3. April 2006: Episode 121: The audience rises to over 25%. 6. August 2007: Episode 432: The most successful and September 2009, following 3.03 million viewers, a market share of 32.0%. 1. February 2008: Episode 544: 3.21 million viewers with an audience share of 25.1%, 11.5% of the young target group 14. September 2009: Episode 914: The most successful result with 3.28 million viewers, a market share of 27.9% 26. January 2010: 1000 Episode: The anniversary saw 3.13 million viewers, which is a market share of 24.1%. The special storm of love – happiness and tears at the court saw 2.2 million viewers, market share 15.2%. The best value in its third season was 29.7 percent market share. 3.44 million viewers, the range record set in season two there were only 3.95 million viewers, the peak labelled .

Repetition and transmission blocks[edit]

The episodes are broadcast on a fixed channel position of the ARD. All third party programs repeat the series in the morning program on the following day. In addition, there is a repeat in the night. As part of the internet in the last episodes of ARD library will be available. For the curious, there are on the web site of the ARD a synopsis and a cast list for four weeks in advance. The hr-TV, the first episodes of the telenovela was repeated. But decided the third programs (according to own data) to repeat only new episodes, since storm of love alone is a trademark of ARD.

ORF has bought the serial rights and repeated the following morning on each ORF2.

Pocket folders[edit]

In January 2007, published monthly in the pocket guide series Publisher Cora storm of love. Here are written by Johanna Theden of the scripts be rejected novels. As the title pictures stills from the TV series are used.

As of July 2006 saw the storm of love – photo story. The first volume came as a photo book, the romantic love story of Laura and Alexander to be reprinted. The second edition was issued in August 2008, and showed the stars of the series in exciting scenes. Are complemented by background information on the novels series. The series is published once a year. The author remains anonymous.

Prizes and Awards[edit]

  • 2010: German TV Award 2010 in the category Best daily series.
  • 2009: On Fantag Sepp Schauer received the Fan Award (from 50,000 votes) on the grounds of Bavaria.
  • 2008: Premio Napoli Classic for Cultural and Martin Gruber Susan Hoecke as Victoria and Felix Tarrasch.
  • 2007: Premio Napoli Cultural Classic for Lorenzo Patané as Robert Saalfeld.
  • 2007: Smoke-free seal for storm of love because of the deliberate decision on smoking characters.

International broadcast[edit]

Country Channel Country Channel
 Germany Das Erste  Slovakia STV
 Latvia LTV1  Lithuania TV3
 Estonia TV3  Bulgaria Nova TV
 Italy Rete 4  Belgium Vitaya
 Poland TV Puls  Finland Sub
 Iceland RÚV  France France 2
 Austria ORF 2   Switzerland SRF zwei

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