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When You're Older Dear Adam (Wenn du, Gross bist lieber Adam)

DEFA Film Library
Nine-year-old Adam lives alone with his father while his mother studies out of town. He is a clever boy with an active imagination. One day, a grateful swan gives him a magic flashlight. When its rays shine on someone who is lying, the person floats up into the air! Adam and his father decide to produce more of these flashlights, but no one is interested in buying them, least of all the politicians.. Before Gunther's comedy was canceled during production in February 1966 and also partially destroyed afterwards, officials had already censored the film script. When restorers later worked on the film’s release after the fall of the Wall in 1989, they discovered that passages of the dialog—presumably found as being too subversive—had been removed from the soundtrack. Instead of hiding this aggressive form of censorship, they decided to mark these passages with inserts..

When You're Older Dear Adam (Wenn du, Gross bist lieber Adam)

DEFA Film Library, 1966.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.

In Process Record.; Title from title frames.; Film

Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1966.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

DEFA Film Library (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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