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DVD Releases

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

Transformations: Potter's Bull, Venus by Giorgione, Woman at the Clavichord

Böttcher paints over postcards of Renaissance master paintings and films this process of artistic modification that creates lively images with new dimensions. The only avant-garde experimental films ever made at the East German state-run DEFA film studios.   This trilogy includes the following titles: