A group film made by a team of authors and involving a large cast with, among others, Ekkehard Schall (Berlin - Schönhauser Corner) and Hans Hardt-Hardtloff, narration by Brecht’s co-worker Margarete Steffin, and music by Peter Rabenalt.
The film consists of four episodes that, when seen together, serve as a contemporary document for the post-war period of 1945 until the end of the 1960s.
"The Two Sons" ("Die zwei Söhne").
Brandenburg in 1945 and the end of World War II.
"The Duel" ("Das Duell").
A meeting between an old professor and his former student.
"Ordinary People" ("Gewöhnliche Leute").
Honeymoon reminiscences of a young couple.
"The Computer Says No" ("Der Computer sagt: nein").
German-Russian cooperation to help Radio Havana.