About the film
Release Date: March 26, 1967
|Production Companies||:||Fernsehen der DDR, DEFA|
|Writers||:||Hans-Erich Korbschmitt, Hans-Albert Pederzani, Karl Grünberg|
The two-piece black and white movie "Brennende Ruhr" portrays the events during the Kapp-Putsch 1920 in a small german town in the Ruhr district. The main protagonist is Ernst Sukrow, a student who sympathises first with the bourgeois forces but finally decided to join the communists in their fight.