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Release Date: May 29, 1957

Year    :   1957
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   DEFA
Director    :   Konrad Wolf
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Konrad Wolf, Alex Wedding, Franz Carl Weiskopf
RunTime    :   89 mins.

Berlin, early 1930s. Lissy, a young woman raised in a socialist working-class family, marries a clerk who promises her a better life. During the depression, however, he gets fired and can’t find a new job. Desperate for companionship and money, he falls for Nazi propaganda and joins the Storm Troopers. Lissy's brother, who for a time sympathized with the communists, now also wears the SA uniform. When he is killed by the Nazis—because of hisoppositional ideas—Lissy starts questioning things and makes a difficult and potentially dangerous decision.

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