Year Zero in a divided Germany. With his father too ill to work, his soldier brother terrified of being arrested as a war criminal and his sister reduced to cadging cigarettes off occupying troops, 12 year-old Edmund scours Berlin for any work he can find. However, a meeting with his disgraced teacher, who still clings to his Nazi ideals, suggests a hideous solution to his problems.
Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze, Franz-Otto Krüger, Erich Gühne, Heidi Blänkner, Jo Herbst, Barbara Hintz, Karl Krüger, Alexandra Manys, Christl Merker, Gaby Raak, Inge Rocklitz
L'amore (Roberto Rossellini, 1948, 80 mins): Rossellini's controversial two-part anthology film showcasing the manifold talents of Anna Magnani. The first part, A Human Voice, is written by Jean Cocteau, and the second, The Miracle, is written by Federico Fellini, who also puts in an acting appearance
Children of Open City (Laura Muscardin, 2005, 53 mins): documentary featuring Vito Annicchiarico visiting key locations from Rome, Open City and sharing memories of the shoot
Into the Future (Tag Gallagher, 2009, 32 mins): visual essay on the War Trilogy by film scholar Tag Gallagher
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