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146 Gegen die Grenze
Life and death of Michael Gartenschläger


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Overview

Genre

History, Human Rights, Investigation, and Politics

Synopsis

This is the story of Michael Gartenschläger, a former political prisoner in East Germany. Sentenced for life at the age of 17, and later redeemed by the West, he could not stop fighting the socialist regime. He boldly dismantled spring-gun mines at the border to reveal their presence to the public. The Stasi killed him in 1976.

Stage

finished

Links

Credits

Alexander Dittner ... Director, Producer, Editor

Ben Kempas ... Co-Director, Director of Cinematography

Production Details

Prod. Co.

Xframe GmbH

Country

Germany

Production years

2004

Locations

Eastern Germany

Prod. Partners

Technical support by expressive.tv

Distribution Details

Release year

2004

Distribution

TV only

Broadcast (Prod.)

RBB

Broadcast (Acq.)

Phoenix

Language

German