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Heimat : a chronicle of Germany

Author: Edgar ReitzPeter SteinbachInge RichterJoachim von MengershausenHans KwietAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Facets Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : GermanView all editions and formats
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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. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors.
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Genre/Form: Foreign language films
Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Historical films
History
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Motion pictures, German
Foreign films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Reitz; Peter Steinbach; Inge Richter; Joachim von Mengershausen; Hans Kwiet; Marita Breuer; Gertrud Bredel; Willi Burger; Rüdiger Weigang; Johannes Lobewein; Kurt Wagner; Eva Maria Schneider; Wolfram Wagner; Arno Lang; Karin Rasenack; Helga Bender; Rudolf Wessely; Eva Maria Bayerswaltes; Hans-Jürgen Schatz; Jörg Hube; Johannes Metzdorf; Sabine Wagner; Dieter Schaad; Gudrun Landgrebe; Michael Kausch; Mathias Kniesbeck; Bernd Eichinger; Laurens Straub; Gernot Roll; Nikos Mamankakēs; Reinhild Paul; Ute Schwippert; Regine Bätz; Heidi Handorf; Edgar Reitz Filmproduktion,; Sender Freies Berlin,; Westdeutscher Rundfunk,; Facets Multimedia (Chicago, Ill.),; Facets Video (Firm),
ISBN: 1565804694 9781565804692
OCLC Number: 61119391
Language Note: In German with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1984.
Credits: Cinematography, Gernot Roll ; music, Nikos Mamangakis ; production design, Franz Bauer ; costume designer, Reinhild Paul, Ute Schwippert, Regine Bätz ; editor, Heidi Handorf ; cinematography, Judy Hoffman (introduction).
Cast: Marita Breuer, Gertrud Bredel, Willi Burger, Michael Lesch, Rüdiger Weigang, Karin Kienzler, Johannes Lobewein, Kurt Wagner, Marliese Assmann, Eva Maria Schneider, Wolfram Wagner, Alexander Scholz, Arno Lang, Otto Henn, Manfred Kuhn, Karin Rasenack, Helga Bender, Rolf Roth, Ingo Hoffmann, Andrea Koloschinski, Virginie Moreno, Rudolph Wessely, Eva Maria Bayerwaltes, Hans-Jürgen Schatz, Kurt Wolfinger, Jorg Hübe, Johannes Metzdorf, Konrad Lindenkreuz, Ulrich Lindenkreuz, Joachim Bernhard, Sabine Wagner, Markus Reiter, Roland Bongard, Hans-Günter Kylau, Gerd Rigauer, Roswitha Werkheiser, Heike Macht, Anke Jendrychowski, Alexandra Katins, Ralf Maria Beils, Dieter Schaad, Gabriele Blum, Gudrun Landgrebe, Michael Kausch, Joseph E. Jones, Andreas Mertens, Frank Kleid, Jörg Richter, Mathias Kniesbeck, Peter Harting, Bernd Eichinger, Laurens Straub, Ann Ruth, Jutta Boll, Margot Mahler.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 6 videodiscs (925 min.) : DVD video, sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (31 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD, NTSC all-zone; Dolby Digital.
Contents: disc 1. Introduction to Heimat by Marc Silberman / Facets Multi-Media, Inc. (17 min.) ; Fernweh = The call of far away places, 1919-1928 (96 min.) --
disc 2. Die mitte der Welt = The centre of the world, 1928-1933 (88 min.) ; Weihnacht wie noch nie = The best Christmas ever, 1935 (57 min.) --
disc 3. Reichshöherstraße = The highway, 1938 (58 min.) ; Auf und davon und zurück = Up and away and back, 1938-1939 (58 min.) ; Heimatfront = The home front, 1943 (57 min.) --
disc 4. Die Liebe der Soldaten = Soldiers and love, 1944 (59 min.) ; Der Amerikaner = The American, 1945-1947 (102 min.) --
disc 5. Hermännchen = Little Hermann, 1955-1956 (138 min.) --
disc 6. Die stolzen Jahre = The proud years, 1967-1969 (80 min.) ; Das Fest der Lebenden und der Toten = The feast of the living and the dead, 1982 (86 min.).
Other Titles: Heimat :
Responsibility: by Edgar Reitz ; written by Edgar Reitz and Peter Steinbach ; produktionsleitung, Inge Richter ; redaktion, Joachim von Mengershausen, Hans Kwiet ; regie, Edgar Reitz ; hergestellt von Edgar Reitz Filmproduktionsgesellschaft, mbH (Münich) in coproduktion mit dem SFB und dem WDR.
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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. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors.

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