Somewhere in Berlin
Somewhere in Berlin (German: Irgendwo in Berlin) is a film produced in the Soviet occupation zone of Allied-occupied Germany, the area that later became East Germany. It was released in 1946, and was the third DEFA film. It sold 4,179,651 tickets. It was part of the group of rubble films made in the aftermath of the Second World War.
|Somewhere in Berlin|
|Directed by||Gerhard Lamprecht|
|Written by||Gerhard Lamprecht|
|Starring||Charles Brauer, Hans Trinkaus, Siegfried Utecht, Harry Hindemith, Hedda Sarnow|
|Music by||Erich Einegg|
A group of children play bravely in the ruins of Berlin after World War II. One boy's father comes home from a POW camp. The boy is saddened by his father, who is a hopeless, powerless man, but the children eventually give the father fresh hope by persuading him to clean up his badly bomb-damaged garage.
- Shandley, Robert. Rubble Films: German Cinema in the Shadow of the Third Reich. Temple University Press, 2010.