A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West German" friends and relatives who come to visit, and of the East German border guards, all serve to illustrate the absurdity of everyday life on the Sonnenallee, and therefore throughout the former East Germany.
Es war einmal im Osten...
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Did You Know?
The date this film was released, 7 October 1999, would have been exactly the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the German Democratic Republic. See more
Performed by Dynamo 5
Written by Wayne Carson Thompson See more