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Probably subtitledFatherland (1986)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5060203340704
Released: 18th March 2013
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 1
Catalogue No: PC0055
Category: Feature, Foreign
Format: DVD / Normal
Fatherland (1986) (Retail / Rental)

Subtitles:

Probably subtitled The main feature on this DVD title probably has English subtitles. [explanation]

Claimed subtitles: English

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Film information

Story: Renowned British director Kenneth Loach's return to feature film-making after his controversial documentaries of the early eighties, 'Fatherland' offers an intriguing blend of political realism (scripted by Trevor Griffiths), psychological thriller and self-reflexivity about Loach's own art and the degree to which it is possible to make effective political statements within popular culture. It follows the forced defection to West Berlin of a famous protest singer-songwriter who comes into conflict with the East German authorities. What he finds in the West is another kind of censorship imposed by those American record executives who control the music market and shape popular culture. Klaus' disillusionment and exile eventually lead him to search for his long-lost father in England and in the process uncovers some of his own personal and national history.

Starring: Gerulf Pannach, Christine Rose, Fabienne Babe, Robert Dietl, Sigfrit Steiner, Heike Schrotter

Directed by: Ken Loach

Written by: Trevor Griffiths

DVD information

Studio/distributor: Park Circus

Other releases of this film

Fatherland (1986) (Deleted)