Return to the Village of Schabbach and the Simon Family in This Sweeping Black & White Prequel to Reitz's Landmark "Heimat" Series, Arriving on DVD/Digital from Corinth Films.
Celebrated German filmmaker Edgar Reitz, who just received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 German Film Awards, continues his visionary sweep through history with this black-and-white prequel to his 'Heimat' juggernaut, returning to the fictional Hunsrück village of Schabbach and the Simon family in HOME FROM HOME: CHRONICLE OF A VISION, nominated for "Best Feature Film", "Best Director" and "Best Screenplay" at the German Film Awards.
In the mid-19th century, hundreds of thousands of Europeans emigrated to faraway South America. It was a desperate bid to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Their motto was: "Any fate is better than death". In HOME FROM HOME, a sweeping, epic evocation of the mass exodus of the German farmers and craftsmen to the New World, Reitz chronicles a domestic drama and love story set against the backdrop of this forgotten tragedy...
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