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The Hunger Years: In a Land of Plenty

Hungerjahre - in einem reichen Land

Directed by Jutta Bruckner
West Germany, 1980


Ursula, a German adolescent in the 1950’s, is hungry! The real and metaphoric hunger grows from loneliness, confusion, physical and emotional pain and longing for comfort.

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The Hunger Years: In a Land of Plenty Directed by Jutta Bruckner

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1980 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (Forum of New Cinema)

German Film Critics Association Awards

1981 | Winner: Best Film

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