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In this documentary, life on the other side of the Berlin Wall is exposed through interviews, archival footage, and propaganda. Made in 1993, That Was the GDR: A History of the Other Germany is a chronicle of the German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany) and its brief existence from 1949 to 1990. Residents of various classes and fame share their insight about life in the GDR and the significance of the Berlin Wall, Prague Spring, and Stasi influence.

  1. Wolfgang Schwarze


  2. Gitta Nickel


  3. Anne Worst


  4. Uwe Belz


  5. Christian Klemke


  6. Donat Schober


  7. Arnold Seul


  8. Gunther Scholz


  9. Lothar Kompatzki


  10. Martina K├Ârbler


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That Was the GDR - A History of the Other Germany

Original Title Das war die DDR: Eine Geschichte des anderen Deutschlands

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Original Language German

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