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Die Wäscherei / The Laundry

This laundry near Berlin acts like a microcosmos of the change after the wall was fallen down
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Overview

Genre
History, Human Interest, Politics, and Social Issues
Synopsis

A group of mostly women let us take part at their everyday life after the political change. After a long period again owned by the family - now the son of the founder couple takes over - the group of laundry workers has to find out how to work and survive in new circumstances. The have to check out the new economy as well as to find words for their new situation and the also changing relationships. Without moving they found themselves in a new country.

Stage
finished

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Kerstin Stutterheim
Country
Germany
Years of Production
1992/93
Locations
Germany

Distribution Details

Release year
1993
Festivals
Cinema du Reel, Paris; Visions du Réel, Nyon; Dokumentarfilmfestival Duisburg
Awards
Nomination Grimme Preis
Broadcast (Prod.)
ZDF
Language
German
Subtitles
French

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