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East German Cinema: DEFA and Film History

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East Germany's film monopoly, Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA), produced a breadth and depth of films ranging beyond simple propaganda to westerns, science fiction films, musicals, melodramas, spy thrillers, women's films, fairy tales, and children's films. This book covers the entire range of filmmaking under the DEFA logo, from their beginnings in the Soviet Occup ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 10th 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2013)
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Mike
This book was written as an introduction to East German Cinema for college students. Besides giving a brief history of film production in the DDR, the book provides introductions for in-depth discussion of 14 East German films.

What I liked about the book was that it not only covered the 'usual suspects' of "Murderers Are Among Us," "The Rabbit is Me," "The Legend of Paul and Paula" and "Solo Sunny," but it also touched on the different genres of East German film, including science fiction, musi
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