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IN A LAND THAT NO LONGER EXISTS (IN EINEM LAND, DAS ES NICHT MEHR GIBT)

IN A LAND THAT NO LONGER EXISTS
© Ziegler Film / Tobis Film / Peter Hartwig

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2021

Based on true events and personal experiences, Aelrun Goette‘s film centres on the young machinist Suzie who becomes the new cover model of the GDR‘s renowned fashion magazine SIBYLLE, the Vogue of the East, after being photographed by chance on the way to work early one morning. Whilst being immersed in the underground scene of East Berlin, she falls in love with the photographer Coyote. However, the abrupt transition from her dreary everyday life to the dazzling world of fashion doesn‘t come without its challenges. Coyote longs to leave for the West, her little sister is causing problems, and Suzie has to decide how much she is willing to give for her happiness...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Director Aelrun Goette
Screenplay Aelrun Goette
Cast Marlene Burow, Sabin Tambrea, David Schütter, Claudia Michelsen, Peter Schneider, Bernd Hölscher, Sven-Eric Bechtholf, Jördis Triebel
Producer Tanja Ziegler
Co-Producers Peter Eiff, Timm Oberwelland, Theodor Gringel, Christoph Fisser, Charlie Woebcken, Annegret Weitkämper-Krug
Executive Producer Susa Kusche
Production Company Ziegler Film, in co-production with TOBIS Film, Babelsberg Film, Gretchenfilm
Language
 German
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