Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red)
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Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red)
A drama about personal conflicts and the political biases of the East and West German governments in the mid-'80s, this story focuses on the defection of a talented singer. Klaus (Gerulf Pannach) is finally granted permission to leave East Germany where he is no longer allowed to perform. But after arriving in the West he decides that he does not like being treated as the latest hot commodity; he appears to be no more comfortable in his new environment than in his previous one. While being hyped and promoted, he goes looking for his father, who had left nearly 30 years before to pursue his… More

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"A sophisticated political film directed by Ken Loach."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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