Department of Germanic Studies

German Film Series - "Der geteilte Himmel"

"Der geteilte Himmel"

Wed, March 24, 2010 | BUR 216

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Der geteilte Himmel
Der geteilte Himmel

Film version of the novel by East German writer Christa Wolf. A film about a relationship complicated by the division of Germany. Rita is studying to be a teacher and working in a factory. Manfred is a chemist. New techniques that Manfred develops are rejected by economic officials in East Germany, so he travels to the West via Berlin. Rita tries to convince him to return with her to the East. English subtitles.

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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