The Land Beyond the Rainbow

Original title: (Das Land hinter dem Regenbogen)
Germany, 1991, 89 min, color
In German; English subtitles

This harsh, yet poetic critique of Stalinism in East Germany centers on the mythical village of Stalina in 1953. The villagers legitimize injustice by glorifying “real existing socialism” … at the same time as they experience their own destruction by the system. . Only children – like the Rainmaker and Marie – still believe in the goodness of people and true love. 


Part of the series WENDE FLICKS: Last Films from East Germany.

Special features:
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • Film Review by Ralf Schenk
  • Written Interview with Herwig Kipping
  • WENDE FLICKS Series Trailer
  • About The Wende Museum

The Land Beyond the Rainbow

Screening Rights: 
Educational Streaming

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