The Architects
Die Architekten

The Architects - Die Architekten
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The Architects
Filmed as the GDR crumbled, this somber, finely drawn portrait of life in East Berlin depicts a young architect whose life and goals are strangled by communist dogma represented by…
A Regular DEFA Film?
Director Peter Kahane speaks about THE ARCHITECTS
Interview with Director Peter Kahane
Another interview with Director Peter Kahane on THE ARCHITECTS

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Marshall

This was a good film about the daily life and struggles of living in a command economy.

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Karlheinz

The US is also a command economy - we push trillions into a failed military industry. Nothing special about the DDR.

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Kim

Super film that made me appreciate my freedom and empathize with those controlled by dogma and politics. Love these historical German films about the struggles shared by many of the oppressed.

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Geoffrey

A very interesting film, and one needn't be much concerned with architecture to be engaged with it. One of the few East German (DDR) films that speaks honestly about how it was to live, work and love in that country before the fall of the Wall. Bleak, but compelling.

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