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Das Heimweh des Walerjan Wróbel

OT: Das Heimweh des Walerjan Wróbel

Rolf Schübel // Germany, 1990
Fiction Feature // FF2010



1939: Walerian Wrobel just reached 16 years of age, as the German occupying might , forces him to leave is homeland poland, his family and his beloved farm. He is forced to slave labor at a farm near the northern city of Bremen. Walerian is getting homesick very quickly, since he receives a very uncompassionate treatment from the owners. He decides to burn one of the barns, in the naive assumption, that the authorities will send him home. His hope is dashed, when he ends up in in the Neuengamme concentration camp, awaiting trial for sabotage against the fatherland.


Rolf Schübel (*1942)works as director, scriptwriter and producerfor the cinema and the TV.


Das Heimweh des Walerjan Wróbel

Fiction Feature


Rolle Rückwärts FFHSH//FF2010



94 min


Rolf Schübel

Rolf Schübel

Artur Pontek, Andrzej Mastalerz, Michał Staszczak, Michael Gwisdek

Hermann Kirchmann

Rudolf Körösi

Ursula Höf

Detlef Petersen

Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF); Studio Hamburg Produktion für Film und Fernsehen GmbH (Hamburg)

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