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Section: Apollo - Cinema Memories
Country: Germany 
Year: 1946/1947

 

In jenen Tagen (Seven Journeys)

b&w/111 minutes

Director: Helmut Käutner. Screenplay: Helmut Käutner, Ernst Schnabel. Cinematographer: Igor Oberberg. Editing: Wolfgang Wehrum. Music: Bernhard Eichhorn. Cast: Erich Schellow, Gert Schaefer, Winnie Markus , Werner Hinz, Karl John, Erich Weiher, Elly Klippe, Franz Schafheitlin, Alice Treff, Hans Nielsen.

A car tells its story and the story of its seven owners during the years of the Third Reich in Nazi Germany.
There is the political opponent who has to flee when Hitler seizes power; the composer who is banned from his musical profession; the gallery owner who, together with his Jewish wife, is driven to suicide during the Reichskristallnacht; the member of the resistance who is shot while trying to escape; the soldier in the icy Russian winter; the noble old lady who is persecuted because her son tried to assassinate Hitler; and finally the refugee mother and child who are helped along their way by a young soldier.

Production:
Camera-Filmproduktion GmbH (Hamburg)

Helmut Käutner

Helmut Käutner was born on March 25, 1908 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Paul Günther Helmut Käutner. He was a director and writer, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), The Devil's General (1955) and The Last Bridge (1954). He was married to Erica Balqué. He died on April 20, 1980 in Castellina in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy.

 

 

 

 

 

Filmography:

1939 Kitty and the World Conference
1940 Frau nach Maß
1940 Kleider machen Leute
1941 Auf Wiedersehn, Franziska!
1942 Anuschka
1942 Wir machen Musik
1943 Romance in a Minor Key
1944 Port of Freedom
1946 Under the Bridges
1947 Seven Journeys
1948 The Original Sin
1950 Epilogue
1950 Royal Children
1951 Weiße Schatten
1953 Captain Bay-Bay
1954 Portrait of an Unknown Woman
1954 The Last Bridge
1955 Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs
1955 Sky Without Stars
1955 The Devil's General
1956 The Captain from Köpenick
1956 The Girl from Flanders
1957 Monpti
1957 The Affairs of Julie
1958 Duel in the Forest
1958 The Restless Years
1959 A Stranger in My Arms
1959 The Rest Is Silence
1959 Without Trumpet or Drum
1960 A Glass of Water
1961 Black Gravel
1961 The Dream of Lieschen Mueller
1962 Redhead
1963 The House in Montevideo
1964 Tales of a Young Scamp
1970 The Fire Tongue Bowl