(Germany, 2009, 164 minutes)

The last days of the German Democratic Republic seen through a number of personal and television footage of 1989. Sweeping, gripping documentary assembled from found footage that looks at history through a tiny personal lens and in so doing says more about it than many textbooks.

A Majade Filmproduktion presentation/production, in co-production with ZDF, in collaboration with ARTE; financed through Kulturstiftung des Bundes.
Directed and written by Thomas Heise; produced by Heino Deckert; music by Charles Ives; camera, Sebastian Richter, Peter Badel, Thomas Heise, Jutta Tränkle, Börres Weiffenbach; sound, Uve Haussig, Jürgen Schönhoff, Robert Nickolaus, Maxim Wolfram; film editor, René Frölke.


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