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I'll Show You My Life - Marieluise, A Child of Golzow (Da habt ihr mein Leben - Marieluise, Kind von Golzow)

I'll Show You My Life - Marieluise, A Child of Golzow

Marieluise went to school in Golzow/Oderbruch for ten years. She became a chemical lab technician, but she didn't enjoy the work much. The eldest daughter of six children of a dairy farmer would have preferred to have become a nurse. The 42-year-old is now a dental nurse. A real eye-catcher for the boys even as early as her schooldays, she married late although it wasn't a church wedding because bridegroom Steffen was a regular officer in the GDR people's army. She remained faithful to him despite, or precisely because of, the many problems that presented themselves for the family over the years. For Steffen was subject to all sorts of obligations regarding discipline and secrecy as a member of the government echelon. And they had two daughters. Marieluise heaved a sigh of relief when the Wall fell. Steffen was taken on by the German army. The film ends with the family moving to the West, the only one to do so so far from Golzow.
Genre Biopic
Category Documentary
Year of Production 1997
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 co-production with NDR/Hamburg, ORB/Berlin
Length 141 min
Format 35 mm, color, b&w
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Optical
Festivals Berlin 1997 (Forum)
With backing from BMI
German Distributor PROGRESS Film-Verleih/Berlin

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