Department of Germanic Studies

In jenen Tagen / In Those Days (Helmut Käutner, 1947) - TRÜMMERFILM

Tue, October 15, 2013 | BUR 108

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Produced  in  Hamburg,  in  the  British  Occupied  Zone,  In  jenen Tagen addresses the issue of collective guilt during the Nazi era. The film uses the novel device of a car built in 1933 and dismantled in 1947 narrating the various experiences of its owners in a series of seven separate episodes. The film’s objective was to highlight the private resistance of various figures to the Nazi regime even while they publicly accepted the repression of Nazi society. 111 minutes

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Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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