Home from home chronicle of a vision

Published 2016
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Set in a dreary, unforgiving mid-nineteenth century German village in Hunsruck, it captures the plight of hundreds of thousands of Europeans who immigrated to faraway South America to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Edgar Reitz's film is a heart-wrenching drama and love story set against the backdrop of this forgotten tragedy. Jakob, our protagonist, tries to immerse himself in literature and learning, as the rest of his family toils to fend off starvation.

1 videodisc (230 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Other Title:
Chronicle of a vision
Original German title: Die Andere heimat : chronik einer sehnsucht
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Title from container.
Jan Deiter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximilian Scheidt.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
German dialogue; English subtitles.
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