The Second Track

Original title: (Das zweite Gleis)
GDR, 1962, 80 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles

Station Inspector Brock witnesses a robbery. When he fails to report one of the culprits, he starts experiencing flashbacks of his earlier failure to take a stand against Nazi persecutions. Remarkably expressive images and black and white photography intensify this story about guilt, repression and oblivion and make this film a true discovery.

Special features:
  • Turn Subtitles On/Off
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • Film Portrait of Cinematographer Rolf Sohre (2002)
  • Photo Gallery
  • Introductory Essay by Ralf Schenk

The Second Track

Screening Rights: 
Educational Streaming

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