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Thomaschek’s Plan

Germany, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Fiction)

Director: Ralf Westhoff

East Germany 1961, the wall has gone up. Out in the country a young boy notices that the village postman, a very unsporty gentleman, has suddenly started running as a hobby. Stop watches, binoculars and trains— what are these two up to? Screened in Aspen.

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