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The Hiding Place (1978)

Das Versteck (original title)
One year has passed since Max and Wanda got their divorce. Max has come to the realization that he wants his ex-wife back - no matter what the cost! So he concocts a sneaky plan: he asks ... See full summary »

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Jutta Hoffmann ...
Wanda Brink
Manfred Krug ...
Max Brink
Alfred Müller ...
Paul Ludorf
Dieter Mann ...
Lutz Bibow
Jarmila Karlovská ...
Frau Paschek
Marita Böhme ...
Gertrud
Martin Trettau ...
VP-Leutnant
Christoph Beyertt ...
Richter (as Christoph Bayertt)
Willi Schrade ...
Streifenpolizist
Mario Heyden ...
Junge
Horst Papke ...
Kleiner Wächter
Brigitte Beier ...
Frau vom Architektenbüro
Ruth Kommerell ...
Ältere Krankenschwester
Harald Andreas ...
Mann im PKW
Leonore Neuenhahn-Henke ...
Frau im PKW
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One year has passed since Max and Wanda got their divorce. Max has come to the realization that he wants his ex-wife back - no matter what the cost! So he concocts a sneaky plan: he asks Wanda to hide him from the police, who are apparently looking for him. At first, Wanda rejects all his attempts to restart their relationship. But she is soon unable to resist Max's convincing promises and even throws her lover out of the house. But then she discovers Max's lie... Frank Beyer and Jurek Becker were inspired by Ingmar Bergmann's Scenes from a Marriage and created a comedy - their own version of that film from a socialist filmmaker's point of view. While working on the film, the singer-songwriter Wolf Biermann was officially expelled from East Germany. Frank Beyer, Jurek Becker, Manfred Krug, Jutta Hoffmann and others signed a letter of protest, which resulted in the cancellation of the film's premiere. This later fueled Hoffmann and Krug's decision to leave the GDR for West Germany. The... Written by DEFA Film Library

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6 November 1978 (East Germany)  »

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Sem veled, sem nélküled  »

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