This is the Trailer of THE CLARIFICATION OF A SITUATION (Original Title: DIE KLÄRUNG EINES SACHVERHALTS), a 20 minutes Shortfilm by Sören Hüper and Christian Prettin produced by leitmotiv film and Honnom Film.
(Copyright leitmotiv film and Honnom Film. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.)
GDR 1985: Within a 24-hour interrogation an officer of the East German secret police STASI is trying to force engineer Jürgen Schulz to withdraw his exit-permit application to leave the country. The STASI-officer pulls out all the stops to succeed…
Historical background: Until the fall of the Berlin Wall, 33,755 political prisoners were deported to West Germany in return for hard currency payments. East Germany obtained a total of 3.4 billion marks in this manner.