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De Schacht saga - Een Duitse familiegeschiedenis

-, 1999, 55 min.

In the documentary De Schacht Saga John Albert portrays the German poet and writer Ulrich Schacht, who was born in unusual circumstances in 1951. Schacht's mother was interned as a political prisoner in the Hoheneck women's prison female in the GDR and had her son there. Schacht's father, a Red-Army officer in Russian zone of occupation, had already left Germany long before. Using a copy of a photo from the KGB file on his dissapeared father, the poet Ulrich Schacht goes looking for his father fifty years later, John Albert Jansen closely followed his quest through Russia.




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