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Title Heimat [videorecording] : a chronicle / by Edgar Reitz ; in coproduktion mit dem SFB und dem WDR ; produktionsleitung, Inge Richter ; written by Edgar Reitz and Peter Steinbach ; regie, Edgar Reitz.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Facets Video, [2005]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.1    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.2    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.3    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.4    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.5    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    G HEI  v.6    Available
Description 6 videodiscs (925 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (31 p. ; 18 cm.)
Note Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1984.
Contents disc 1. Introduction to Heimat by Marc Silberman ; episode 1. Fernweh = The call of far away places, 1919-1928 -- disc 2. Die mitte Welt = The center of the world, 1928-1933 ; Weihnacht = The best Christmas ever, 1935 -- disc 3. Reichshoherstrabe = The highway, 1938 ; Auf und davon und zuruck = Up and away and back, 1938-1939 -- Heimatfront = The home front, 1943 -- disc 4. Die Liebe der Soldaten = Soldiers and love, 1944 ; Der Amerikaner = The American, 1945-1947 -- disc 5. Hermannchen = Little Hermann, 1955-1956 -- disc 6. Die stolzen Jahre = The proud years, 1967-1969 ; Das Fest der Lebenden und der Tot = The feast of the living and the dead, 1982.
Credits Camera, Gernot Roll ; editor, Heidi Handorf ; music, Nikos Mamangakis.
Cast Marita Breuer, Gertrud Bredel, Willi Burger, Rudiger Weigang, Johannes Lobewein, Kurt Wagner.
Summary A fictional chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schabbach in the Rhineland. A succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language German dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Drama.
Families -- Germany -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, German.
Added Author Reitz, Edgar.
Richter, Inge.
Steinbach, Peter, 1938-
Mamankak─ôs, Nikos, 1929-2013- Composer.
Breuer, Marita.
Bredel, Gertrud.
Burger, Willi.
Sender Freies Berlin.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
Facets Video (Firm)
Note Title on container: Heimat : a chronicle of Germany
ISBN 1565804694
Standard No. 736899059125
Music No. 86904 Facets Multimedia

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