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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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East Berlin, 1989: 30-year-old photojournalist Georg follows the beautiful and mysterious dancer Ms. Albena. Blinded by love, he dreams about her. His imagination and reality—a world in the midst of radical social changes—get mixed up.