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DAS LIED DER MATROSEN

(orig. DAS LIED DER MATROSEN)

  • DAS LIED DER MATROSEN

GDR 1958
Language: German
Genre: Drama, War
Director: Kurt Maetzig / Günter Reisch
Cinematographer: Joachim Hasler, Otto Merz
Script: Karl-Georg Egel, Paul Wiens
Editor: Lena Neumann
Cast: Günther Simon, Raimund Schelcher, Ulrich Thein
Producer: Hans Mahlich
Production Company: Deutsche Film AG (DEFA)
Music: Wilhelm Neef
Sound: Kurt Eppers, Johanna Lindner
Distributor: Deutsche Kinemathek (DEFA Verleih)
Special Effects: Ernst Kunstmann, Vera Kunstmann
Lenght: 125 Min.
Format: 35mm/DVD
Color: SW
Age Limit: <

Picture by DEFA-Stiftung. Autumn 1917. In Russia the Revolution has won. The machine operator Lobke and the stoker Kasten are part of the fraternization of German and Russian soldiers. They disarm their officers and prevent the sinking of a Russian freighter. In Germany the battle goes on. Port workers in Kiel and sailors call for a mass strike, demand the end of the war and the removal of the Emperor. In order to stop the Revolution, the German fleet is to be sent to its destruction in a battle against the English. The film had its premiere on 9th November, 1958, for the 40th anniversary of the November Revolution in the Werner-Seelenbinder-Halle in Berlin.

Screenings

  • 06.11.2018 19:00 Städtisches Museum
  • 09.11.2018 16:00 Universum Saal 2
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