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Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik 

The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old ... See full summary »
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 Maria Simon 11 episodes, 1984
Kurt Wagner ...
 Glasisch Karl / ... 11 episodes, 1984
Rüdiger Weigang ...
 Eduard Simon 11 episodes, 1984
Eva Maria Schneider ...
 Marie-Goot 11 episodes, 1984
Karin Rasenack ...
 Lucie Hardtke 10 episodes, 1984
Johannes Lobewein ...
 Alois Wiegand 10 episodes, 1984
Gertrud Bredel ...
 Katharina / ... 9 episodes, 1984
Eva Maria Bayerwaltes ...
Hans-Jürgen Schatz ...
 Wilfried Wiegand 9 episodes, 1984
Johannes Metzdorf ...
Wolfram Wagner ...
 Maethes-Pat / ... 7 episodes, 1984
Willi Burger ...
 Mathias / ... 6 episodes, 1984
Arno Lang ...
 Robert Kröber 6 episodes, 1984
Sabine Wagner ...
 Martha Simon 6 episodes, 1984
Helga Bender ...
Alexander Scholz ...
 Hänschen 6 episodes, 1984
Jörg Hube ...
 Otto Wohlleben 5 episodes, 1984
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The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old girl to an old woman, and her family. The family, like the rest of the German people live through the crises after WW-I, the rise and fall of Nazism and WW-II, and the rebuilding and the following prosperity of the village (as a symbol for the whole country) after WW II. Written by Roemer Lievaart <lievaart@dds.nl>

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DEM 13,400,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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The 2015 re-release with 4k restoration is in 7 parts. See more »

Goofs

In the narration at the beginning of "Das Fest der Lebenden und der Toten" we are told that Pauline died in 1979. However on the family tree the date is listed as 1975. This is confirmed when Hermann visits the grave and the date on the tombstone is 1975. See more »

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Edited into Heimat-Fragmente: Die Frauen (2006) See more »

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Would like to see it again.
15 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Excellent historical/drama series. The depiction of how the residents of a small German village become embroiled in the rise of Nazism is fascinating. Long overdue for re-showing on British television, particularly in view of new UK history channel available on freeview. Last shown by BBC with subtitles several years ago. Sadly now only available on video from Germany (no english subtitles obviously.)


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