Germany, Pale Mother

Deutschland, bleiche Mutter
by Helma Sanders-Brahms2h031979Germany

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Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives the war but he is not the same person as in 1939, and he and Lene find it difficult to live together again.

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  • Credits

    • Photo Director : Jürgen Jürges
    • Production Compagny : Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Literarisches Colloquium, Helma Sanders-Brahms Filmproduktion
    • Producer : Volker Canaris, Walter Höllerer
    • Sound Recorder : Gunther Kortwich
    • Original Music : Jürgen Knieper
    • Distributor : Deutsche Kinemathek
    • Director : Helma Sanders-Brahms
    • Scenario : Helma Sanders-Brahms
    • Editing : Uta Periginelli, Elfie Tillack
    • Costume Design : Janken Janssen
    • Executive Producer : Ursula Ludwig
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 16 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1979
    • French release date : 29 janvier 1981
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : German

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