About the film
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The Legend of Paul and Paula
Release Date: March 14, 1973
|Slogan||:||«The controversial comedy from behind the iron curtain.»|
|Production Companies||:||DEFA, Künstlerische Arbeitsgruppe ''Berlin''|
|Writers||:||Heiner Carow, Ulrich Plenzdorf, Anne Pfeuffer|
Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover a strong passion for each other. Life seems like a dream when they're together - but their short flights from the burdens of reality are once and again interrupted by Paul's ties to family and career.