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The Black Box

Der schwarze Kasten

Germany, 1992


Interview with Jochen Girke, a retired East German Stasi agent, filmed March, 1990 to June, 1991. Questions explore his study of psychology for use as a filmmaker and trainer of interrogators and informers. Segments include conversations with his parents, teacher, former girlfriend and wife.

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The Black Box Directed by Johann Feindt, Tamara Trampe

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1992 | Nominee: Outstanding Feature Film