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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.

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Friedrichstadt Palast Variety Theater

This documentary begins with the 113-year history of the Friedrichstadt Palast from its construction in the 1860s to the closing of the building in 1980. The primary focus, however, is on the four-year rebuilding phase leading up to the first performance in 1984 as the GDR invested heavily in the new structure that would...