Comrade Couture

Ein Traum in Erdbeerfolie (Germany)

Synopsis:

Comrade Couture is a journey into the wild world of the fashionistas and Bohemians of East Berlin. It was a fantasy world within East Germany’s very restricted everyday life. Here you could break ranks, be individual and provocative. The most important identifying feature of the scene was the development of a personal style, a thing difficult to achieve in GDR times. This film tells of the passions and dreams which were tested, experienced and lived out in the shadow of the Wall.

Awards & Festivals: Berlin 2009 (Panorama)

Directed by:
Marco Wilms
Duration:
12h:00m
Year:
2009
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