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 A Love in Germany

A Love in Germany

A Feature film by Andrzej Wajda

Produced by Stand'art Productions, Gaumont, TF1 Films Production

Release in France : 02/11/1983


    In May of 1983, a man turns 49 and, with his 17-year old son, journeys to the village in Baden that he left 40 years before. He wants to discover what happened then, the truth about an affair his mother had with a young Polish prisoner of war, how the authorities came to learn of it, the lovers' arrest, and the aftermath. While his son takes Polaroid photographs, he retraces the steps of his childhood and interviews those who should remember. The story is disclosed in flashbacks that focus on the lovers (Paulina and Stanislaus), on a jealous and conniving neighbor, and on Mayer, the local SS commander who wants to find a way out of inevitable consequences.

    Actors (11)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Stand'art Productions, Gaumont, TF1 Films Production

    Foreign production company :

    C.C.C. Filmkunst

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    Line production :

    CLT Stand'Art Films

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    Full credits (9)

    Author of original work :

    Rolf Hochhuth

    Screenwriters :

    Andrzej Wajda, Boleslaw Michalek, Agnieszka Holland

    Co-producer :

    Emmanuel Schlumberger

    Editor :

    Halina Prugar-Ketling

    Music Composer :

    Michel Legrand

    Executive Producer :

    Lise Fayolle

    Foreign Producer :

    Artur Brauner

    Director of Photography :

    Igor Luther

    Production Designer :

    Allan Starski

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    Feature film

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    Germany, France

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    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

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