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German Film

Friday, December 6, 2013
7:30pm to 9:00pm
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Baxter Lecture Hall
BARBARA (2012)
Christian Petzold, Director,

German 130a & 132a – Movie Screening

Baxter Lecture Hall – Friday, Dec. 06 – 7:30pm

All interested are welcome


BARBARA (2012)

in German (Eng. Subtitles) – 

Christian Petzold - best Director Berlin Film Festival 2013




An impeccably crafted love story and Cold War thriller. - East Germany, 1980. Barbara (Nina Hoss), physician at the prestigious Charité Hospital in Berlin is assigned to a rural medical clinic as punishment for applying for an exit visa. Placed in a State apartment, Barbara is obviously under surveillance by the Stasi. The world of all East Germans is one of constant scrutiny, omnipresent informers, and a huge gap between private and public behavior. There is a kind of constant tension. You never know exactly who is who. What they really think. And really do.  


Germany's official Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film 2013.

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