Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red) (1986)

Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red)


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A drama about personal conflicts and the political biases of the East and West German governments in the mid-'80s, this story focuses on the defection of a talented singer. Klaus (Gerulf Pannach) is finally granted permission to leave East Germany where he is no longer allowed to perform. But after arriving in the West he decides that he does not like being treated as the latest hot commodity; he appears to be no more comfortable in his new environment than in his previous one. While being hyped … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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as Klaus Drittemann

as Emma de Baen

as James Dryden

as Lucy Bernstein

as Journalist

as Jurgen Kirsch

as Young Drittemamm

as American Official

as Herr Hennig
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Full Review… | February 23, 2012
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A sophisticated political film directed by Ken Loach.

Full Review… | August 28, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

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