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Karla [videorecording] / Buch, Ulrich Plenzdorf, Herrmann Zschoche ; Dramaturgie, Manfred Fritzche, Manfred Kieseler ; Produktion, Gert Golde ; Regie, Herrmann Zschoche
Alternate Title English title: Carla [videorecording]
[Germany] : PROGRESS ; Northampton, Mass. : Icestorm International [distributor] ; Amherst, Mass. : DEFA Film Library, c2007
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .K364 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Teachers -- Germany (East) -- Drama
Youth -- Germany (East) -- Drama
Socialism and youth -- Germany (East) -- Drama
Communism and education -- Germany (East) -- Drama
Subject Germany (East) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- Germany (East)
Feature films -- Germany (East)
Motion pictures -- Censorship -- Germany (East)
Physical Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Cast Jutta, Hoffmann, Jurgen Hentsch, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff, Inge Keller, Rolf Hoppe, Jorg Knochee
Credits Director of photography, Gunter Ost ; editor, Brigette Krex ; music, Karl-Ernst Sasse
Summary A young idealistic teacher, just starting her career in East German schools, discovers her students hide their true thoughts and only say what they are expected to say. The young teacher tries to encourage open discussions about taboo topics, attempting to break down the walls of suspicion and cynicism. Her superiors view her actions with unease and eventually intervene to discipline Carla. This film was labeled nihilistic, skeptical and hostile by the Unity Party of German (SED) and only in 1990, after the fall of the Wall, was Carla screened in cinemas
Note - System Details DVD
Note Originally released in 1965
Language In German with English subtitles
Alternate Author Plenzdorf, Ulrich, 1934-2007
Zschoche, Herrmann, 1934-
Fritzsche, Manfred
Kieseler, Manfred
Hoffmann, Jutta, 1941-
Hentsch, J├╝rgen
Hardt-Hardtloff, Hans, 1906-1974
Keller, Inge
DEFA
Progress Film-Vertrieb (Berlin, Germany)
Icestorm International, Inc

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