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Heimat [videorecording] : a chronicle / by Edgar Reitz ; Regie, Edgar Reitz ; written by Edgar Reitz and Peter Steinbach ; hergestellt von Edgar Reitz Filmproduktionsgesellschaft in Coproduktion mit dem SFB und dem WDR ; [presented by] WGBH Boston.

Other Title:
Title on container: Edgar Reitz's Heimat, a chronicle of Germany
Publication:
Chicago : Facets Video, c1996.
Format/Description:
Video
9 videocassettes (924 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet ( [24] p. ; 16 cm.)
Subjects:
Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Drama.
Family -- Germany -- Drama.
Germany -- In motion pictures.
Motion pictures, German.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Language:
German dialogue; with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
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 farmers and craftsmen in a Rhineland village, later becoming soldiers, Nazi officials, industrialists, and famous artists. Consists of 11 parts on 9 videocassettes.
Contents:
[Tape 1.] 1. Fernweh = Call of far-away places (1919-1928)
[Tape 2.] 2. Die Mitte der Welt = The center of the world (1928-1933)
[Tape 3.] 3. Weihnacht wie noch nie = The best Christmas ever (1935)
[Tape 4.] 4. Reichshöherstrasse = The new road (1938) ; 5. Auf und davon und zürück = Up & Away & Back (1939)
[Tape 5.] 6. Heimatfront = The home front (1943) ; 7. Die Liebe der Soldaten = Soldiers and love (1944)
[Tape 6.] 8. Der Amerikaner = The American (1945-1947)
[Tape 7.] 9. Hermännchen = Little Hermann (1955-1956)
[Tape 8.] 10. Die stolzen Jahre = The proud years (1967-1969)
[Tape 9.] 11. Das Fest der Lebenden und der Toten = Feast of the living and the dead.
Participant:
Marita Breuer, Gertrud Bredel, Willi Berger, Michael Lesch, Rüdiger Weigang, Johannes Lobewein, Kurt Wagner.
Credits:
Photography, Gernot Roll ; editors, Heidi Meier, Carola Aulitzky, Kirsten Liesenborghs ; music, Nikos Mamangakis.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the original 1984 motion picture; televised in the U.S. in 1987.
A foreign film (Germany).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Zeigler Davis Fund.
Contributor:
Reitz, Edgar. , Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Steinbach, Peter, 1938- , Screenwriter
Kwiet, Hans. , Producer
Mengershausen, Joachim von, 1936- , Producer
Breuer, Marita. , Actor
Bredel, Gertrud. , Actor
Berger, Willi. , Actor
Mamankakēs, Nikos, 1929- , Composer
Edgar Reitz Filmproduktion. , Producer
Sender Freies Berlin. , Producer
Westdeutscher Rundfunk. , Producer
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) , Distributor
Facets Video (Firm) , Distributor
Edward Zeigler Davis Fund.
ISBN:
1565800842 (set)
OCLC:
63600626
Publisher Number:
736899274030
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