Ισπανικά Τίτλος: Wengler e hijos – Una leyenda Ρωσική τίτλος: Венглер и сыновья Πρωτότυπος τίτλος: Wengler & Söhne
Παραλλαγές εναλλακτικών τίτλων: Wengler & Söhne – Eine Legende | Wengler und Söhne; Die Stiftung | Wengler & Sons. A Legend
Familiendrama – DDR Έτος παραγωγής: 1986 Διάρκεια: 139 λεπτά
Σκηνοθεσία: Rainer Simon Σεναριογράφος: Rainer Simon, Helmut Bez Κάμερα: Roland Dressel Μουσική: Reiner Bredemeyer
A story spanning three generations, from 1871 to 1945. When Gustav Wengler, a farmer’s son, returns from the Franco-German war in 1871, he goes to work for a precision mechanics and optical company, where he soon becomes a master craftsman. Wengler loyally promises the owner on his deathbed that his sons and grandsons will also stand by the company.
This film tells a story spanning three generations, from 1871 to 1945. After the farmer’s son, Gustav Wengler, returns from the Franco-German war in 1871, he goes to work in a precision mechanics and optical company. He soon becomes a master craftsman; he is loyal and devoted to this company and promises his director on his deathbed that his sons and grandchildren will also stand by the company. At last, the time comes for his talented grandson Paul to honor this promise and join the company. In the meantime, however, the company has gained a worldwide reputation and supports the Third Reich. Although Paul is skeptical about the Nazi leadership, he continues working for the company. When he sees the company destroyed during the war, old Gustav Wengler realizes his family is responsible for the turn the country has taken.