I Was a Happy Person
(Ich war ein glücklicher Mensch)
Ich war ein glücklicher Mensch © DEFA-Stiftung
Despite unjust imprisonment and politically-induced family suffering, journalist Tilbert Eckertz remains loyal to his state and country to the very end. In this documentary, he reflects on his life-long support of socialist ideals and the radical changes brought about by the events of 1989. An inside view of the dreams and challenges of life in the GDR from the perspective of one family.