Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red) (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red) (1986)

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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 and promoted, he goes looking for his father, who had left nearly 30 years before to pursue his career as a musician in Cambridge. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast

Gerulf Pannach
as Klaus Drittemann
Fabienne Babe
as Emma de Baen
Sigfrit Steiner
as James Dryden
Christine Rose
as Lucy Bernstein
Bernard Boch
as Journalist
Heinz Diesing
as Jurgen Kirsch
Thomas Oehlke
as Young Drittemamm
Marlowe Shute
as American Official
Winfried Tromp
as Herr Hennig
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A sophisticated political film directed by Ken Loach.

August 28, 2004 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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