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Land of Silence and Darkness (Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit) (1971)

Land of Silence and Darkness
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M. Baaske M. Baaske
Elsa Fehrer Elsa Fehrer
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Heinrich Fleischmann Heinrich Fleischmann
Rolf Illig Rolf Illig
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Vladimir Kokol Vladimir Kokol
Resi Mittermeier Resi Mittermeier
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Gustav Heinemann Gustav Heinemann
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11 months ago at Sep 28 2:10
Great carácter, she explains everuthing because she´s afraid of being alone, that´s the drama of deaf blind people. You can understand it just seeing them interacting between them.
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This moving documentary by director Werner Herzog enters into the world of Fini Strabinger of Bavaria, who is both deaf and blind. Fini has made a career of helping others who are similarly afflicted, teaching them sign language and taking them on field trips to gardens and touching zoos. Told in an unaffected, homey style, this film uses a minimum of narration as it movingly explores the lives of these people. One of the film's highlights is footage showing Fini's reactions to her first airplane flight. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi
Release date: 22 October 2002
UPC: 717119217549
Tags: West Germany (2), Documentary (2), Sort (1), 81 Min. (1), 1971 (1), 1970s (1), Blind (1), Color (1), Human Relationship (1)
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"16.07. PC/TV, 1st viewing DIRECTED BY Werner Herzog "


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