Coming out [videorecording] / DEFA Studio für Spielfilme, Gruppe Babelsberg ; regie, Heiner Carew ; buch, Wolfram Witt.

Contributor(s): Carow, Heiner, 1929-1997 | Witt, Wolfram | Freihof, Matthias, 1961- | Manzel, Dagmar | Kummer, Dirk | First-Run Features (Firm) | DEFA. Studio für Spielfilme | Icestorm Entertainment GmbH | Gruppe BabelsbergMaterial type: FilmFilmLanguage: German, beng Publisher: New York, NY : Northampton, MA : First Run Features ; Icestorm International, c2001Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + cardSubject(s): Feature films -- East Germany | Gays -- Germany -- DramaDDC classification: 791.4362 LOC classification: PN 1997PN1997 | .C6628 2001Production credits: Director of Photography, Martin Schlesinger ; Music, Stefan Carow ; Set Designer, Georg Wratsch ; Edit, Evelyn Carow ; Costumes, Regina Viertel ; Production Manager, Horst Hartwig ; Scenario Editor, Erika Richter.Awards: Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear Winner, 1990.Cast: Matthias Freihof (Philipp), Dagmar Manzel (Tanja), Dirk Kummer (Matthias), Michael Gwisdek (Achim), Gudrun Ritter (Mrs. Moellemann), Walfriede Schmitt (Philipp's mother).Summary: Against the background of the East German society's prejudice against homosexual relationships, Philip, a high school teacher with a pregnant girlfriend, discovers he loves Matthias.
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Includes special notice card with system requirements.

Remastered with new subtitles.

A DEFA production originally released as a motion picture in East Germany in 1989.

This production, the first and last DEFA feature film about homosexuality, had its premiere on November 9, 1989, the evening of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Additional features include Best of queer Berlin, a PC based interactive city guide, the original theatrical trailer, featurette highlighting the best of East German cinema, biography and filmography of director.

Director of Photography, Martin Schlesinger ; Music, Stefan Carow ; Set Designer, Georg Wratsch ; Edit, Evelyn Carow ; Costumes, Regina Viertel ; Production Manager, Horst Hartwig ; Scenario Editor, Erika Richter.

Matthias Freihof (Philipp), Dagmar Manzel (Tanja), Dirk Kummer (Matthias), Michael Gwisdek (Achim), Gudrun Ritter (Mrs. Moellemann), Walfriede Schmitt (Philipp's mother).

Against the background of the East German society's prejudice against homosexual relationships, Philip, a high school teacher with a pregnant girlfriend, discovers he loves Matthias.

DVD-9, video aspect: 4:3, Dolby Digital 2.0, NTSC, Region 0.

System requirements: Full access to all features of this DVD are best obtained when played on a personal computer. Recommended: personal computer with Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher, Microsoft Windows 95 or higher, 166 MHz pentium processor, 32 MB RAM, 5-20 MB hard drive space and DVD-ROM drive.

Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.

In German with optional English subtitles.

Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear Winner, 1990.

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