Traces

(Spuren)

GDR, 1989, 21 min, Color
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

Martin Brandt (1903-1989), an unforgettable Jewish actor and former member of the Jewish Kulturbund Theater in Berlin, recites from Macbeth and Nathan the Wise, the play that opened the theater in October 1933. These last filmic images of Brandt are combined with historic footage and traces of the Jewish past in Berlin. 

 

This film is available for purchase or streaming on the collection ARTS in EXILE and the DVD The Actress.

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