One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
Karl Marx City
NAME OF FILM: KARL MARX CITY
DIRECTOR(S): Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker
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.
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The documentary KARL MARX CITY, by Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker, which premiered at TIFF, NYFF and Palm Springs, will be released in the US and Canada
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