Bear Ye One Another's Burden...

Original title: (Einer trage des anderen Last)
GDR, 1988, 118 min, color
In German; English and other subtitles

Two roommates in a private sanatorium in early-1950s East Germany are extremely different from one another. Josef is a communist policeman, while Hubertus is a Lutheran vicar. While Josef reads The Communist Manifesto, Hubertus prepares his sermon. Above their beds hang Stalin and Christ. The film offers both suspense and comedy, as the two begrudgingly develop tolerance and respect for one another.

Special features:
  • Turn Subtitles On/Off
  • Director Lothar Warneke Talks About His Film
  • Professions: The Makeup Artist Frank May

Bear Ye One Another's Burden...

Screening Rights: 
Educational Streaming

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