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Hommage a August Sander

West Germany, 1977 (MIFF 1985, Oberhausen Retrospective - Specific Examples of the Short Film Language)

Director: Pavel Schnabel

Documentary on German photographer A. Sander (1876-1964), which attempts to reconstruct the special relationship between Sander and the people he photographed, mainly in the country area of the Westerwald.

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