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Berlin Blue

West Germany, 1987 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Hartmut Jahn, Peter Wensierski

A film combining disparate art forms (including the art of film itself) to paint a psychological portrait of the Berlin Wall's effect on the Germany psyche.

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