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Heimat II: A Chronicle of a Generation 

Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (original title)
The movie consist of 13 separate episodes each handling a period between 1960 and 1970. The length of these periods varies from one day to some years. It tells the story of a group of ... See full summary »
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 Hermann Simon (13 episodes, 1993)
Salome Kammer ...
 Clarissa Lichtblau (13 episodes, 1993)
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 Stefan Aufhauser / ... (13 episodes, 1993)
Noemi Steuer ...
 Helga Aufschrey (11 episodes, 1993)
Daniel Smith ...
 Juan Subercasseaux (11 episodes, 1993)
Franziska Traub ...
 Renate Leineweber (11 episodes, 1993)
Lena Lessing ...
 Olga Mueller (11 episodes, 1993)
Martin Maria Blau ...
 Jean-Marie Weber (11 episodes, 1993)
Armin Fuchs ...
 Volker Schimmelpfennig (11 episodes, 1993)
Hannelore Hoger ...
 Elisabeth Cerphal (10 episodes, 1993)
Michael Schönborn ...
 Alex (10 episodes, 1993)
Holger Fuchs ...
 Bernd (9 episodes, 1993)
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 Waltraud 'Schnüsschen' Schneider (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Reinhard Doerr (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Mutter Lichtblau (8 episodes, 1993)
Peter Weiss ...
 Rob Stuermer (8 episodes, 1993)
Manfred Andrae ...
 Gerold Gattinger / ... (7 episodes, 1993)
Michael Stephan ...
 Clemens (7 episodes, 1993)
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The movie consist of 13 separate episodes each handling a period between 1960 and 1970. The length of these periods varies from one day to some years. It tells the story of a group of people in Munich (mostly music and film students). Every episode focuses on a different character from the group, although the main storyline and character, the young composer Hermann, continues. The movie tells a story in many different levels about love, friendship, misfortune, loss, art, politics, history with important historic events of the decennium in the background. It was the most costly and ambitious drama production in German television, although very cinematographic. Believed to be partly autobiographic. Written by Theo de Grood <tdg@xs4all.nl>

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5 September 1992 (Germany)  »

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2nd Heimat  »

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DEM 34,200,000 (estimated)
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Salome Kammer who plays Clarissa Lichtblau, Hermann's main love interest, is a cellist in real life, and later married director Edgar Reitz. See more »

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Follows Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik (1984) See more »

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A summary of anxiety's,hopes and joy of life of German youth in the 1960's
15 August 1999 | by (Rome,Italy) – See all my reviews

Absolutely, I agree with my previous commentator in describing this as a riveting,fascinating and certainly beautiful film. It's not necessary to see all the episodes,since the first ones are the best,while the last ones are a-bit tiresome,but for any person who likes German's and their good-natured ways,all episodes are worth seeing.In typical german fashion, values are constantly questioned,even it's murderous Nazi past is confronted in the last episodes, the rich dialogues are particularly interesting. These episodes are recommended for anyone who is about to live or travel in Germany,preferably in original language!!


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