Actually, I Wanted to be a Forester – Bernd from Golzow

(Eigentlich wollte ich Förster werden – Bernd aus Golzow)

Germany, 2002, 138 min, Color/B&W
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

This film in the "Kinder von Golzow" documentary series provides a retrospective look at growing up in the GDR through a biographical portrait of Bernd and his family. Bernd moves from his small hometown to take a position at an industrial petrochemical plant. By maintaining his qualifications and credentials, he is able to keep a good-paying job and support his wife and two daughters through difficult times. 

 

The footage incorporates segments from earlier films as well as new material and interviews.

 

NOTE: This film is currently only available in our non-circulating research collection.

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