Director: Edgar Reitz
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Item:  FCT 86904D
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 15 hours, 25 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: Facets
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/06/1985
"...A cinematic event....Broad vision..."
Los Angeles Times - 02/27/1986
"...HEIMAT is probably the first great original film-novel, a work of extraordinary range and ambition....It stretches your ideas of what movies can achieve and be..."

Product Description:

A living timeline branching across 64 years of German history commencing with the first world war, this compelling 9-hour chronicle immerses viewers in the lives and lineage of small-town family the Simons like a steadily unfolding novel. Avoiding the tendency towards a simplified, "good vs. evil" account of history, Heimat, roughly translated as "homeland," captures the coexistence of ordinary Germans in times of profound atrocities and radical socio-political transformation. The film's confrontational view of Germany's past has prompted introspection from audiences around the world, and the acknowledgement of past crimes against humanity as a shared scar that touches all of human history.

Plot Keywords:

Epic | History | Theatrical Release

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  • UPC: 736899059125
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