Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

Heimat: Eine deutsche Chronik (Original title)

1984 Drama, History

About

This epic tale of a family and their rural life in a small German village is told against the changing backdrop of a country's turbulent history from 1919 to 1982. From the aftermath of the First World War, economic hardship, the rise and fall of Nazism, the Second World War and the decades that followed, life in the village goes on and the values and aspirations of the people at its heart are won...

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24
Directed by

Edgar Reitz

Written by

Edgar Reitz (Screenplay)
Peter F. Steinbach (Screenplay)

Runtime

925 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

germany epic longest film

Lists

#994 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#243 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#59 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire