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Jochen - a Golzower From Philadelphia (Jochen - ein Golzower aus Philadelphia)

Jochen - a Golzower From Philadelphia

Jochen - A Golzower from Philadelphia is the seventeenth film of the Golzow-series. The son of an agriculture functionary, Jochen, who only attended school in Golzow for one year, allows glimpses into his personal life. He helped to establish the socialist order in Philadelphia, then in Golzow and last in Bernau near Berlin.

The heavyweight with a special sense for practical things became a milker, was a border guard, got married and now lives with his wife and three children in Bernau. Just as disappointed with the German Democratic Republic then as well as with its demise, he wants to have nothing to do with politics anymore.
Genre History, Biopic
Category Documentary
Year of Production 2001
Directors Winfried Junge, Barbara Junge
Screenplay Winfried Junge, Barbara Junge
Cinematography Hans-Eberhard Leupold, Harald Klix
Barbara Junge
Gerhard Rosenfeld
Producer Klaus-Dieter Schmutzer
Production Company à jour Film/Berlin, in cooperation with ORB/Potsdam, DEFA Foundation/Berlin
Length 119 min
Format 35 mm, color, b&w
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 2002 (Forum), Lisbon 2002, Sheffield 2002
With backing from BKM, Brandenburg Ministry of Science, Research & Culture, Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung, Sparkasse Maerkisch-Oderland

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