Die Zweite Heimat: Leaving Home


25h 37m 1992

Brief Synopsis

The original "Heimat" (West Germany/1984) was a saga of 63 years in the life of a German village. This sequel, by contrast, examines the denizens of a large city, Munich, during the turbulent decade of the Sixties. Starting in 1960, the film centers on a young man, Hermann Simon, who leaves his home

Film Details

Also Known As
Episode 1: The Time of the First Songs, Episode 2: Two Strange Eyes, Episode 3: Jealousy and Pride, Episode 4: Ansgar's Death, Episode 5: The Game with Freedom, Episode 6: Kennedy's Children, Heimat 2, Heimat II: Chronicle of a Generation, Zweite Heimat, Die, Zweite Heimat: Leaving Home
Release Date
1992

Technical Specs

Duration
25h 37m

Synopsis

The original "Heimat" (West Germany/1984) was a saga of 63 years in the life of a German village. This sequel, by contrast, examines the denizens of a large city, Munich, during the turbulent decade of the Sixties. Starting in 1960, the film centers on a young man, Hermann Simon, who leaves his hometown for the city, and follows his life and that of his artist friends as they fall in love, get married, start businesses and families, and grow older and wiser against the backdrop of postwar Germany.

Film Details

Also Known As
Episode 1: The Time of the First Songs, Episode 2: Two Strange Eyes, Episode 3: Jealousy and Pride, Episode 4: Ansgar's Death, Episode 5: The Game with Freedom, Episode 6: Kennedy's Children, Heimat 2, Heimat II: Chronicle of a Generation, Zweite Heimat, Die, Zweite Heimat: Leaving Home
Release Date
1992

Technical Specs

Duration
25h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States June 4, 1993

Released in United States March 3, 1994

Released in United States November 1992

Released in United States on Video March 28, 2006

Shown at London Film Festival November 6-21, 1992.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.

Sequel to Edgar Reitz's 1984 16-hour film "Heimat."

Film had a 552-day shoot.

This film is 25 and 1/2 hours long.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.)

Released in United States March 3, 1994 (UCLA Film Archive; Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video March 28, 2006

Released in United States June 4, 1993 (Public Theater; New York City)

Released in United States November 1992 (Shown at London Film Festival November 6-21, 1992.)