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Sun seekers Sonnensucher

Title
Sun seekers [videorecording] = Sonnensucher / DEFA ; Buch, Karl-Georg Egel, Paul Wiens ; Regie, Konrad Wolf.
Parallel title
Sonnensucher Sunseekers
Format
DVD, Videodisc
Published/Produced
[S.l.] : Icestorm International : First-Run Features [distributor], 2004.
Description
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer
Cast: Ulrike Germer, Günther Simon, Erwin Geschonneck, Wiktor Awdjusehko, Wladimir Jemeljanow, Willi Schrade, Manja Behrens, Norbert Christian, Erich Franz, Rimma Schorochowa, Brigitta Krause, Horst Kube.
Credits
Producer, Willi Bruckner ; editor, Christa Wernicke ; director of photography, Werner Bergmann ; music, Joachim Werzlau.
System details
DVD.
Language
In German with English subtitles.
Summary
In the fall of 1950, Lutz and Emmi are arrested after the police raid a bar-room brawl. They are not sentenced to prison but instead they are forced to work in an uranium mine in Wismut. Their new home is full of characters with unusual destinies: old anarchists working next to former SS members and Russian officers. Emotions collide, as well as fists.
Notes
Special features: Introductory essay ; short film portrait: Wismut today ; The eyewitness: three newsreels about director Konrad Wolf ; Fourteen newsreels about Gunther Simon, Erwin Geschonneck and other cast members ; photo gallery ; biographies and filmographies. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958 ; in 1958 after the film's premiere it was forbidden and remained unreleased until 1971.
Subject headings
Wismut GmbH--Drama. Uranium mines and mining--Germany--Drama. Convict labor--Germany--Drama. Motion pictures--Censorship--Germany (East)--Cases. Feature films--Germany (East)
Other contributors
Wolf, Konrad, 1925-1982. Bruckner, Willi. Egel, Karl Georg, 1919- Wiens, Paul, 1922-1982 Germer, Ulrike. Simon, Günther, 1925-1972. Geschonneck, Erwin, 1906-2008 Avdyushko, Viktor, 1925-1975. Yemelyanov, Vladimir, 1911-1975. Schrade, Willi. Behrens, Manja, 1918- DEFA. Icestorm International, Inc. First-Run Features (Firm)
Standard Identifier
720229911559

Holdings

Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.M54 S66 2004
Location
DVDs
Floor
2nd Floor
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