SOLANGE SIE NOCH ARME HABEN / AS LONG AS YOU STILL HAVE ARMS
Director: Luisa Bäde
Documentary | D | 2019
92 min | Dolby 5.1
53rd Hof International Film Festival
The 1980s of the GDR – Frank’s puppeteer group is arrested for distributing pacifist leaflets. After being sentenced to imprisonment, the defendants are offered the opportunity to go to the West through a secret buy-out of political prisoners. Frank remains. The same goes for the question of who betrayed them? Different truths and memories stand side by side. The focus is on a person who never tries to act from an attitude of victimization and who depicts his very personal way of dealing with the GDR dictatorship.