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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

Chronicle of Film 1968

This DVD compilation chronicles the year 1968 through film.   The feature film selection, I Was Nineteen (dir. Konrad Wolf), parallels the director’s autobiographical story about returning to Nazi Germany with the Red Army at the end of the war. Wolf’s film is considered central to the East German cultural...