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Das zweite Gleis / The Second Track (1962) Joachim Kunert, Albert Hetterle, Annekathrin Bürger, Horst Jonischkan, Drama, Romance, War

Das zweite Gleis (1962)
An attempted robbery from a railway freight wagon takes place in a marshaling yard in East Germany. The Yard Supervisor, Brock recognises the thief as someone he has good reason to hate from the wartime. But identifying him would bring all sorts of ghosts out to haunt him, so he denies knowing the man. Meanwhile his daughter and her boyfriend get curious about the past and when they investigate, they expose a history that is explosive. Can anyone put the genie back in the bottle?

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