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Winter 1968. Historian Dr. Dallow is released from prison. He is still trying to cope with and understand why he was put behind bars for 21 months for defamation of the state. His supposed... See more »

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Hans-Peter Dallow
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Elke
Hermann Beyer ...
Dr. Berger
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Roessler
Peter Sodann ...
Schulze
Reiner Heise ...
Müller
Jaecki Schwarz ...
Harry
Anne Kasprik
Gunter Schoß
Ilona Schulz
Katka Kurze
Christine Harbort
Jörg Simonides
Wilfried Loll
Günter Kornas
Katrin Klein
Michael Kind
Annette Büschelberger
Erich Thiede
Harry Merkel
Klaus Glowalla
Ruth Glöss
Jürgen Zartmann
Hilmar Baumann
Marylu Poolman

Directed by

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Roland Gräf

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Roland Gräf ... ()
 
Christoph Hein ... (novel)

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Wolf-Dietrich Brücker ... associate producer
Herbert Ehler ... producer

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Günther Fischer
Hector Piazzolla
Julio C. Sanders

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Peter Ziesche

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Monika Schindler

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Alfred Hirschmeier

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Christiane Dorst

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Lothar Stäglich ... makeup artist
Rosemarie Stäglich ... makeup artist

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Kai-Uwe Blümel ... unit manager
Horst Schmidt ... unit manager

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Hanna Seydel ... assistant director

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Thomas Knappe ... constructor
Gisela Schulze ... constructor
Georg Wüstenberg ... property master

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Christfried Sobczyk ... sound mixer
Henning Thölert ... sound

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Horst Bochow ... gaffer
Frank Bredow ... assistant camera
Christa Köfer ... assistant camera

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Gabriele Herzog ... script editor
Dietrich Tillak ... stage manager

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Winter 1968. Historian Dr. Dallow is released from prison. He is still trying to cope with and understand why he was put behind bars for 21 months for defamation of the state. His supposed "crime:" for five minutes, he accompanied a cabaret chanson on the piano. The film shows what "ordinary socialism" was like, letting the audience feel the threat under which the people in the GDR had to live over many years. Written by DEFA Film Library

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  • The Tango Player (United States)
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  • 96 min
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