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Title The bicycle = (Das Fahrrad). [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 100 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1982.
Summary Susanne is a young, single mother who lives a somewhat alternative, unstructured lifestyle. After quitting her job, she finds herself in trouble financially and attempts a minor insurance fraud to make ends meet. Despite its rare view of everyday socialism from a woman's perspective, East German officials were critical of this frank portrayal of a less-than-ideal socialist citizen and turned down all invitations for the film to be screened abroad. In West Germany, however, Evelyn Schmidt's film received much praise for its critical feminist approach. The bicycle was part of the 2005 Rebels with a cause : the cinema of East Germany retrospective, shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Motion pictures -- Germany (East)
Women -- Social conditions.
Single mothers -- Germany (East)
Germany (East)
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Schmidt, Evelyn, director.
Schneider, Heidemarie, actor.
Kaminski, Roman, actor.
Friedrich, Anne, actor.
Bartholomäus, Heidrun, actor.
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1116594 Kanopy
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