The opening scene of Ich war neunzehn (1968)

From Anti-Heimat Cinema: The Jewish Invention of the German Landscape by Ofer Ashkenazi

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  • Jewish Studies
  • Media Studies:Cinema Studies
  • German Studies
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  • Fig. 17. The dialectic of Heimat imagery in Konrad Wolf’s Ich war neunzehn (1967–68). Against this background, the protagonist declares: “The war is lost, and you are in a hopeless position.”