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129 Ratings

Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik

Directed by Edgar Reitz
West Germany, 1984
Drama, TV Mini-series

Synopsis

Heimat details the turbulent years between 1919 and 1982 through the eyes of the citizens of a small, fictional German village. The central character is Marita Breuer, who matures from a fresh-faced teen to a wrinkled, grim-visaged survivor of the best and the worst life has to offer.

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Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany Directed by Edgar Reitz

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1984 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

1992 | Winner: Special Prize on Occasion of the Festival's Jubilee

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1986 | Winner: Foreign Language Film of the Year

Munich Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Best Actress (Chaplin Shoe)

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