Train in the Distance

(Zug in die Ferne)

GDR, 1990, 19 min, color
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

A parable about the “wanderlust of the confined GDR citizen,” filmed in October 1989, when no one foresaw the coming changes. 

 

This student film by the acclaimed German filmmaker Andreas Dresen is included as a special feature on the DVD of Dresen's feature film debut Silent Country.

Awards

1990 – Golden Film Ducat Mannheim

1991 – Hessian Film Award

 

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