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Presented here are nine short films that feature: film director Slatan Dudow; actor Martin Brandt; authors Erich Fried, Erich Weinert, and Arnold Zweig; photographer Walter Ballhause; cartoonist Leo Haas; and journalist Egon Erwin Kisch. Original interviews with the artists, close family members, and friends are combined with little-known historic...

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The Plum Trees Have No Doubt Been Chopped Down

This film is an interview with the almost 80-year-old Marie Amann, who had been the young love of Bertolt Brecht when he was 18. She recalls the young poet and her own feelings for him, a complicated mixture of curiosity, pride, love, misunderstanding, and even fear.   Amann was the one who broke off the relationship, and Brecht...