Berlin – Schönhauser Corner

Original title: (Berlin – Ecke Schönhauser)
GDR, 1957, 82 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles

They are East Berlin teenagers. They want to be free—to dance to rock’n’roll, trade forbidden western goods and get away from the constraints of their parents and the state. This classic 1950’s teen cult film became a box-office hit and was greeted with suspicion by East German officials.

Special features:
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • Introductory Essay
  • Kohlhaase on Klein, 2001

Berlin – Schönhauser Corner

Screening Rights: 
Educational Streaming

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