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DVD005552

Beheaded Rooster, The

Gabrea, Radu. Germany; Romania. 2007.

Title:
Beheaded Rooster, The
Alternate Title:
Der Geköpfte Hahn
Director:
Gabrea, Radu
Production Co:
Film-Line Prod.; Total TV; EPO-Film; Új Budapest Filmstúdió; Mediafonds 2
Country:
Germany; Romania
Year:
2007
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   97 minutes.   color.   sound.   letterboxed
Language:
German with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama - Historical
Notes:
Note: sound quality sub-par. Based on the novel by Eginald Schlattner. A moving coming of age story in a time of extreme change: On August 23, 1944 in a small city in Romanian Transylvania, the 16 year old Felix Goldschmidt awaits his classmates for their traditional Exitus Party (school graduation). However, this very day the kingdom of Romania takes leave of its ally of many years - Nazi Germany - thus ending the 800 year old, highly successful story of ethnic German immigration at the feet of the Carpathian Mountains. -Cineuropa
Status:
IN