Back in Wittstock

(Wieder in Wittstock)

GDR, 1976, 22 min, b&w
In German; no subtitles
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Synopsis

The second installment in the Wittstock series follows Wittstock Girls and its protagonists, three young women who work together at a textile plant. In this installment, Edith and Elspeth discuss their accomplishments of the past year, their dreams and goals for the future and the challenges of life in their small rural hometown.

 

Volker Koepp filmed in Wittstock for almost a quarter of a century, from 1974 to 1997. His documentaries capture the changing of spirit of the times and depict the effect of historical events on the everday lives of ordinary citizens.

 

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