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Under the Pavement Lies the Strand (1975)
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Under the Pavement Lies the Strand (1975)
Original name: Unter dem Pflaster ist der Strand
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: West Berlin, 1974. The revolution didn't happen like it was supposed. Grischa, a 30-year-old actress dissatisfied with standard left-wing politics, interviews working women to find out how they deal with being both mothers and members of society.
Plot: female director, sex, dog, kitchen, female nudity, sex scene, politics, actor, physician, divorce, mother, pets, feminism, male nudity, choice, abortion, actress, female doctor, autumn, laughter, interview, working mom, noise, tape recorder, demonstration ...
Time: 70s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany

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Duration: 110 min.
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Vacuum (2017)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 102 min.
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
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Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
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