About the film
world war ii woman director
Germany Pale Mother
Release Date: September 26, 1980
|Production Companies||:||Helma Sanders-Brahms Filmproduktion, Literarisches Colloquium, WDR|
|Producers||:||Renée Gundelach, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Volker Canaris, Ursula Ludwig, Walter Höllerer, Fritz Poppenberg|
Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives the war but he is not the same person as in 1939, and he and Lene find it difficult to live together again.