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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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Mr. Schmidt of the Gestapo

A 74-year-old man is brought before a regional court in Dresden. The former high-up SS official is brought back to the scene of his crimes after more than 40 years. The trial provides the framework for this film, in which an understanding of this SS-man's social development reveals the origins and mechanisms of National Socialism.