As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (1959)
"So weit die Füße tragen" (original title)

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Heinz Weiss ...
Wolfgang Büttner ...
 Dr. Stauffer
Edgar Mandel ...
 Danhorn
Harro Rivière ...
 Dechant
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Basar Abuschinow ...
 Aljoscha
Ferdinand Anton ...
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Hans Bartels ...
 3. Schmuggler
Klaus Bauer ...
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Richard Beeck ...
 Strafnik
Ludwig Berger ...
 Amplany
Elfriede Beutner-Schels ...
 Spinnwebe
Robert Bürkner ...
 Baudrexl
Heinrich Cornway ...
 Fabrikdirektor
Georg Djanumow ...
 Natschalnik
Adutschi Dunajew ...
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WW2 in the eyes of german public in the fifities
14 February 2001 | by (Rostock, Germany) – See all my reviews

I like this mini a lot, because it has a lot of good acting in it: Often it seems to happen on stage, due to the lots of studio takes that are supposed to show us Sibiria at it´s worst and also as a result of the classic stage acting education the actors involved enjoyed... The movie gives a clear perspective of what the german public felt about the pow´s and mia´s in the fifities and war in general: It was too early to reflect upon the problem as complex as it really was. The revolution of the sixties that painfully opened the eyes of our grandparents and parents generation for the cruelties of WW2 and the holocaust was not in sight: Twenty years later everything looks a lot different...


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