Rank: 74/100 in Top 100 Films Films

Heimat meaning “homeland” in German are three series of 30 episodic films by Edgar Reitz. The films are about the life in Germany between 1919 and 2000 through the eyes of a family from the Rhineland. Personal and domestic life is set against glimpses of wider social and political events.

Movie Synopsis:

In 1885, famous New York Metropolitan Opera singer Maddalena dall’ Orto is scheduled to perform at a festival in the German residence of Ilmingen. It soon becomes obvious that she is non other than Madga von Schwartze, who left the town eight years ago against her father’s wishes to become a singer.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: Heimat
  • Original Language: de
  • Studio:¬†Curzon Artificial Eye
  • Director: Edgar Reitz
  • Actors: Maximilian Scheidt
  • Genre: Family > Drama
  • Running Time: 230
  • Release Date: 1938-06-25
  • Vote Average: 7
  • Popularity: 1.268659
  • Genre: Family > Drama
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • ASIN: B00Y3D6BMQ
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 230

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