AN HEIR

A film by Jean-Marie Straub
2010, 20 minutes
No. 109
Narrative


AN HEIR
$125.00
Description
Another film based on Straub’s memories of growing up in Metz and a work by Maurice Barrès (a story called “In the Service of Germany”).

In 1903 a young country doctor, the son of a French Alsatian bourgeois, is forced to choose between “the French soul and the German deed” by defending or betraying the foresters, mothers, war veterans, and factory workers of the northern Rhine.

Festivals
Official Selection, New York Film Festival