Title

"Damals gingen die Schnulzen eben gut:" Luis Trenker and the Heimatfilm

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Winter 2015

Department

German

Language

English

Publication Title

Monatshefte

Abstract

The author discusses the Heimatfilm German film genre, film producer Luis Trenker, and his works in the Heimatfilm and Bergfilm genres. Topics include the crucial differences between the Heimatfilm and Bergfilm genres, the end of Trenker's film career in the early 1950s, analysis of Trenker's films "Flucht in die Dolomiten", "Von der Liebe besiegt," and "Wetterleuchten um Maria, Flucht in die Dolomiten," and Trenker's use of the themes of guilt and Germany's wartime past.

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