Divided Heaven

Original title: (Der geteilte Himmel)
GDR, 1964, 109 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles

After a breakdown, Rita returns to her childhood village in 1961. As she recovers, she remembers the past two years: her love for the chemist Manfred, ten years her senior; how his enthusiasm about his new chemical process turned to bitter disappointment in the face of official rejection; how he escaped to West Berlin a few weeks before the Wall was built and hoped that she would follow him...

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