Fatherland

Documentary / Germany / 2002 / 98’

  • Author:Thomas Heise
  • Director:Thomas Heise
  • DOP:Peter Badel, Jutta Tränkle, Anja Simon, Peter Krätz, Thomas Heise
  • Editor:Gudrun Steinbrück, Monika Preischl
  • World Sales:Deckert Distribution
  • Festivals:DOK Leipzig 2002 (Silver Dove Int. Competition), Visions du Réel Nyon 2003 (Prix SRG SSR idée suisse), Sheffield IDF 2003, Festival dei Popoli Florence 2009

A film by Thomas Heise, taking a village, its past and surroundings, those who die and those still living there as a centre for reflections on culture, history and fate.

In co-production with MDR in association with arte. Supported by Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung and Kulturelle Film- und Medienförderung Sachsen-Anhalt.

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