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The Second Life of F.W.G. Platow (1973)

Das zweite Leben des Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow (original title)
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Fritz Marquardt Fritz Marquardt ... Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow
Fred Delmare ... Wilhelm Georg Platow
Hilmar Baumann Hilmar Baumann ... Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow (jung)
Jürgen Holtz Jürgen Holtz ... Dieter Schildt
Volkmar Kleinert ... Ditfurt
Hermann Beyer Hermann Beyer ... Zolle
Dieter Franke Dieter Franke ... Rennmark
Rolf Hoppe ... Dr. Hoppe
Fritz Links Fritz Links ... Böwe (as Friedrich Links)
Günter Margo Günter Margo ... Schwarzberockter
Wolfgang Pampel Wolfgang Pampel ... Wetzel
Siegfried Weiß Siegfried Weiß ... Obersekretär Dollwitz
Gisela Hess Gisela Hess ... Malvine
Klaus Piontek Klaus Piontek ... Justus
Barbara Adolph Barbara Adolph ... Rennmarks Sekretärin
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Comedy | Drama

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Wonderful compassionate portrayal of Life's complications, absurdities and humanity in 1960/70 east Germany
9 February 2020 | by azornesSee all my reviews

From the initial sweep of a line of Trabbies waiting for train crossing to the daily rituals of Central European lower middle class salt of the earth workers through the 1969s mod/beatnik East German rock music scene to the political reality of communist ideology in the classroom ... this movie brings it all into focus via a wonderful tale of a man who has been made redundancy by the electrification of the East German railway

Caught it on Kanopy


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Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1 June 1973 (East Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Вторая жизнь Фридриха Вильгельма Георга Платова See more »

Company Credits

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Deutsche Film (DEFA) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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