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Exil Shanghai

Exil Shanghai

The lives of six German, Austrian and Russian Jews cross paths in war time Shanghai. This documentary film traces their lives in exile through interviews, documents, photos combined with scenes of contemporary Shanghai. Located in the Far East's greatest metropolis with its numerous contradictory and conflicting histories and populations, these documentary episodes converge to form a startling new account of an historic exile.
Category Documentary
Year of Production 1996
Director Ulrike Ottinger
Screenplay Ulrike Ottinger
Cinematography Ulrike Ottinger
Bettina Böhler
Collection Raymond Wolff
Cast Gertrude Alexander, Theodor Alexander, Rena Krasno, Inna Mink, Georges Spunt, Geoffrey V. Heller
Producer Ulrike Ottinger
Production Company Ulrike Ottinger Filmproduktion/Berlin, in cooperation with Transfax Film/Tel Aviv
Length 275 min
Format 16 mm, color
Original Version
 English/German/Chinese
Subtitled Versions English, German
Sound Technology Mono
Festivals Berlin 1997 (Forum), San Francisco 1997, Munich 1997
With backing from German Federal Film Board, MFG Baden-Württemberg, Israeli Film Center, The New Foundation For Cinema & Television, Tel Aviv, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Tel Aviv
German Distributor Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek/Berlin

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