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The Wall

Die Mauer

Directed by Jürgen Böttcher
Germany, 1991
Documentary

Synopsis

A documentary about the deconstruction of the Berlin Wall which makes no use of vocal commentary but instead focuses on visual elements. From the Potsdamer Platz to the Brandenburg Gate, the camera captures the historic events from all sides and different angles.

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The Wall Directed by Jürgen Böttcher

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize (Forum of New Cinema)

European Film Awards

1991 | Special Mention: European Documentary of the Year