Somewhere in Berlin

  • June 2, 2019 / 16:00
  • June 22, 2019 / 13:00

Director: Gerhard Lamprecht
Cast: Siegfried Utecht, Harry Hindemith, Hedda Sarnow, Charles Brauer
Germany, 1946, 85', DCP, b&w
German with Turkish subtitles

After WWII, Berlin lies in ruins. For Gustav, Willi and their friends the rubble provides an adventurous, dangerous playground. Especially for Gustav, it helps pass the time, as he longs for his father’s return from a POW camp. One day a stranger arrives, looking helpless and hopeless… In Somewhere in Berlin-Gerhard Lamprecht’s first postwar film, made just months after the cessation of hostilities-he portrays the people of the shattered city with precision and psychological realism.

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