Am Ende der Milchstraße

Far End of the Milky Way

A small one-street village in the open landscape of East Germany, marked by the political changes of the past decade and long forgotten by the rest of society. FAR END OF THE MILKY WAY is a trip to the periphery of society. Wealth and jobs are scarce around here, but people want to stay regardless. With stubbornness and a sense of humor, they make the best of their situation. A film about work and love, your garden as your pub, ashes in the snow and slaughtering pigs …

Director's Biography
Leopold Grün, born 1968 in Dresden, Germany, graduated in social and media pedagogy in Munich and as a media consultant in Berlin. Since 2005 he has been cooperating with Dirk Uhlig.

// Films (selected): FINAL DESTINATION (2001, short) Dirk Uhlig, born 1967 in Meerane, Germany, is an independent visual artist focusing on painting. His works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Germany and France.

// Films (together with Leopold Grün): DER ROTE ELVIS (2007, doc), AM ENDE DER MILCHSTRASSE (Far End of the Milky Way, 2012, doc)
Architektur und Gesellschaft | Architecture and Society 2013
Leopold Grün, Dirk Uhlig
Germany 2012
93 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Cinematography Börres Weifenbach
Editing Leopold Grün, Dirk Uhlig
Sound/Sounddesign Klaus Barm, Sebastian Tögel
Music Olivier Fröhlich, Jan Weber
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