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Heimat / Homeland


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  Heimat  / Homeland Review
Tookey's Rating
7 /10
 
Average Rating
7.25 /10
 
Starring
Marita Breuer, Michael Lesch, Dieter Schaad
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Directed by: Edgar Reitz
Written by: Edgar Reitz, Peter Steinback

 
 
 
Released: 1984
   
Genre: DRAMA
FOREIGN
EPIC
   
Origin: W. Germany
   
Length: 924
 
 


 

A German village changes a great deal between 1919 and 1982.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Made for TV as an 11-part serial, Heimat rewards the length of time you need to set aside in order to see it. It's an enormously detailed study of the impact of social and political change on a rural community in Germany. No political posturing, plenty of insight.

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