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Cold Homeland (Kalte Heimat)

Cold Homeland

Seven hundred years ago the region on the Baltic between the Vistula and Memel rivers was populated by a people - the Pruss - who later gave their name to the area: Prussia. In 1945 the northern part of the region fell to the Soviet Union, becoming the Kalingradskaja Oblast: a Russian enclave wedged in between Lithuania and Poland. The film portrays the life of the people of this region, people of different generations and the most disparate backgrounds ...
Category Documentary
Year of Production 1994
Director Volker Koepp
Screenplay Volker Koepp
Cinematography Thomas Plenert
Angelika Arnold
Mario Peters
Cast Edith Federowna, Bluma Moissjewitch, Olga Makarowa, Betty Ladenko, Frieda Olgena
Production Company Dokfilm/Babelsberg, in co-production with WDR, MDR
Length 158 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German/Russian
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Optical
Festivals Munich 1995, Berlin 1995
With backing from BMI, Filmfoerderung Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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