Karl Marx City

NAME OF FILM: KARL MARX CITY

DIRECTOR(S): Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker

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GENRE: Documentary Film

SYNOPSIS: A personal documentary and paranoid thriller rolled into one, Karl Marx City follows director Petra Epperlein’s investigation into her father’s suicide and the rumor that he may have worked as a spy for the Stasi in East Germany. Uncovering the truth-as fictionalized in The Lives of Others-through Stasi archives and former agents, Epperlein takes us on a haunting trip back to the GDR, peppered with dark ironies and the enduring legacy of the surveillance state.