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Title Karl Marx City [(DVD) videorecording] / a Pepper & Bones film ; written, directed, and produced by Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker.

Imprint [United States] : Bond/360, 2017.
Publication Info. [New York, NY] : BOND/360, BOND/Educator, [2017]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  GERMAN KARL M    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  GERMAN KARL M    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Documentary films lcgft
Cast Christa Epperlein, Petra Epperlein, Uwe Epperlein.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD-R, NTSC, widescreen, 2.0 Stereo.
Language In German and English with English subtitles.
Credits Director of photography, Michael Tucker; editors, Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker; music, Alexander Kliment.
Note Originally released as motion picture in 2016.
Summary Twenty-five years after the collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father's suicide and his rumored Stasi past. Had he been an informant for the secret police? Was her childhood an elaborate fiction? As she looks for answers in the Stasi's extensive archives, she pulls back the curtain of her own ostalgia and enters the parallel world of the security state, seeing her former life through the lens of the oppressor. Reconstructing everyday GDR life through declassified Stasi surveillance footage, the past plays like dystopian science fiction, providing a chilling backdrop to interrogate the apparatus of control and the meaning of truth in a society where every action and thought was suspect.
Subject Germany (East) -- Videodiscs.
Chemnitz (Germany) -- History -- 20th century -- Videodiscs.
Epperlein, Petra.
Germany (East). Ministerium für Staatssicherheit -- Videodiscs.
Police patrol -- Surveillance operations -- Videodiscs.
Genre Foreign films, German.
Documentary films.
Autobiographical films.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Epperlein, Petra, film director, screenwriter, editor of moving image work.
Tucker, Michael, film director, screenwriter, director of photography.
Kliment, Alex, 1979- composer.
Pepper & Bones (Firm), production company.
Standard No. 859686006406
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