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The Second Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow

Refusing to accept that he has become redundant when his job is automated, Platow, a 57-year-old railway crossing guard, embarks on a new life rebelling against the path laid out by society. Pretending to be his son, he enrolls in a training course and starts to live a second youth.

Film rentals

GDR Magazine 1976/07: Preschool Education

Preschool education is an integral part of the socialist education system. Using a preschool in Eisenach as an example, the film describes the complete care and protection afforded to the youngest citizens of the GDR and explains the advantages of this type of pedagogical support.