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THE THING NEXT DOOR – About Resistance Against a Nuclear Power Station

a film by Antje Hubert

THE THING NEXT DOOR – About Resistance Against a Nuclear Power Station

Germany | 2012 | 96:00 min

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Documentary
Synopsis
In 1973 the plans to build a nuclear power station causedmajor unrest among the inhabitants in Brokdorf, a villagelocated by the River Elbe. Despite long protests, the powerstation was connected to the grid in 1986, only a few monthsafter Chernobyl. The film is about the remaining protesters onsite, their life between coming to terms with the \'thing\' in frontof their doorstep and their unrelenting anger about this fatefuldefeat.In 2010 the film begins to travel through the deserted landscape and portrays the eventful past in theform of old footage and the rebellious villagers\' memories, a past that is far from over. In the end, itgains new impetus following the events in Fukushima. A story about perseverance and the refusal tocompromise when it comes to the important things in life.
Cast and Crew
  • Director Antje Hubert
  • Director of Photography Barbara Metzlaff
  • Editor Magdolna Rokob
Original Languages

German

English

Production Company
die thede
Blücherstr. 7, 22767 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 8991161

Fax: +49 40 8991135

info@diethede.de
http://www.diethede.de
Client Company
imFilm | Inka Milke
Germany
www.im-film.de
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