D 2010 | 80 min
West Berlin, Lankwitz. In May 1968, my 21-year-old brother Reinhard announced to my father, my mother and myself that within a few days he would be moving over to the GDR and applying for East German citizenship. Contacts were broken off.My brother committed suicide in January of 1969, on a sunday morning, while my father, a Berlin minister, read the sermon to his community.The film is a search for traces - in the time between reception camp and his death8 months later, for possible stations of my brother in East Germany, who was disappointed that there was no revolution in the West. In the course of my search I encounter Salomea G., who consciously chose theother system and Henriette S., who moved to the GDR with her mother as ateenager. A search for the history and the allure of the other part of Germany, narrated some decades after the events and from the point of view of a woman from West- Berlin.
CAST AND CREW
|Camera||Peter Petrides, Thomas Kutschker|
|Editor||Betina Bärtschi, Matthew Sweetwood, Daniel Bier|