Rock 'n' Roll

(Rock 'n' Roll)

GDR, 1987, 20 min, color
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

Juanita Günther (Judy) and Clemens Balthasar (Dean), two young Berliners, are passionate about Rock ’n’ Roll dancing. The film team visits them at their workplaces and accompanies the couple during their dance tour on New Year’s Eve. They discuss the history and importance of dance. This documentary, filmed by Thomas Plenert (The Wall, Latest from the Da-Da-R, Winter Adé), gives a glimpse of East German youth culture in the late 1980s.

Awards

1988 Competition, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, West Germany

 

 

 

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