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Deutschland Bleiche Mutter

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Director [[Performer~P109769~Helma Sanders-Brahms~helmasandersbrahms]] reached back into her own wartime childhood for her best known film, Germany Pale Mother (Deutschland bleiche Mutter). The film is based on the life of Sanders-Brahms' mother, fictionalized in the person of [[Performer~P46453~Eva Mattes~evamattes]]. Ms. Mattes marries Nazi soldier [[Performer~P34895~Ernst Jacobi~ernstjacobi]], remaining loyal to her largely absent husband through the fall of Germany and the grim postwar era. The...more

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