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Going Back (Wiederkehr)

Going Back

Shortly after her husband's death, Marianne, who has been living in Paris, goes on a business trip to Berlin, the city where she was born and grew up and which she had left for good just before the fall of the Wall. Whilst there, she meets up again with her childhood sweetheart Hans. Even back then, pro-found differences in their political beliefs had left their mark on their relationship. Hesitantly and shyly, they resume their love-affair. But, neither the external obstacles of that time nor their differences will now stop them from living their lives together. And yet they see that the present differences probably go much deeper than those past ones.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1994
Director Silvana Abbrescia-Rath
Screenplay Silvana Abbrescia-Rath
Cinematography Sophie Maintigneux
Bettina Böhler
Martin Daske
Cast Christoph Engel, Dagmar von Thomas, Therese Hämer, Stephan Wolf-Schoenburg
Producers Heino Deckert, Dagmar Jacobsen
Production Companies Filmproduktion, DOKfilm/Potsdam, Alert Film/Berlin
Runtime 92 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Versions English, French, Spanish, Italian
Festivals San Sebastian 1994 (in competition)
German Distributor Filmproduktion

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