Stories of That Night: Materna
(Geschichten jener Nacht: Materna)
Geschichten jener Nacht: Materna © DEFA-Stiftung
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The mason Materna (Ulrich Thein) swore in 1945 that he would never take up a gun again, but the events of the uprising on June 17, 1953, changed his mind. On the night the Berlin Wall goes up, he is standing guard with his gun.
This short film is episode 3 of Stories of that Night.