I Was Nineteen (1968)

12+ 02/01/1968 (XG) DramaHistory 1h 55m
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Gregor is a young soldier entering Germany with the victorious Soviet troops at the end of WWII. But he is also the child of left-wing Germans who fled from Hitler and spent the war in the Soviet Union. As a result, his return to Germany is ambivalent; he finds he is a stranger in his own land. As they enter Germany, Gregor begins to realize that he is different from all his comrades in arms, for this defeated land is his home country, the Germans he meets are his compatriots. He is a victor, but also one of the vanquished. He attempts to understand the Germans he meets along his way, but he is a 19-year-old: inquisitive, occasionally uncomprehending and repeatedly dismayed by the atrocities and lies he encounters.

  1. Konrad Wolf

    Director, Writer

  2. Wolfgang Kohlhaase


  3. Gerhard Wolf


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  1. Jaecki Schwarz

    Jaecki Schwarz

    Gregor Hecker

  2. Vasiliy Livanov

    Vasiliy Livanov


  3. Rolf Hoppe

    Rolf Hoppe

    Etappenmajor Behring

  4. Galina Polskikh

    Galina Polskikh

    Sowjetisches Mädchen

  5. Jürgen Hentsch

    Jürgen Hentsch

    Oberleutnant Schenk, Adjutant

  6. Kurt Böwe

    Kurt Böwe


  7. Hermann Beyer

    Hermann Beyer

    2. befreiter Häftling

  8. Mikhail Gluzskiy

    Mikhail Gluzskiy

    Sowjetisches General

  9. Jenny Gröllmann

    Jenny Gröllmann

    deutsches Mädchen

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I Was Nineteen
I Was Nineteen

Original Title Ich war neunzehn

Status Released

Original Language German

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