Line of Separation

Tannbach in the 1960s. The Cold War is at its peak and the opponents are hostile to each other's teeth: collectivization on the one hand, economic miracle on the other, nuclear arms race, NATO secret armies, sabotage, construction of the Berlin Wall and Prague Spring -the fate of Striesow's families , Erler and Schober in the mirror of a new, moving time.

Episode 2

52m 26s

Love blossoms for Georg; enemies must become allies as tensions rise.


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    Episode 6

    S2 E6 - 44m 13s

    A risky exchange manoeuvre¬is taking place.

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    Episode 3

    S2 E3 - 48m 2s

    Anna mourns Friedrich; people flee for the West

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    Episode 5

    S2 E5 - 48m 39s

    Summer 1968: Tannbach has set itself up behind a high¬wall. The East as well as the West

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    Episode 2

    S2 E2 - 52m 26s

    Love blossoms for Georg; enemies must become allies as tensions rise.

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    Episode 4

    S2 E4 - 46m 33s

    Rosemarie learns about Georg's past and her involvement with the SS lands her in U-Prison.

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    Episode 1

    S2 E1 - 47m 3s

    Winter 1960: While playing in the forest, the children of Heinrich and Theresa Schober find a grenade. No one suspects that the find is a hidden weapons cache belonging to a NATO home army.

Extras + Features

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    Available with PBS Passport on Aug 1. After the fall of the Third Reich, the small town of Tannbach is cruelly divided down the middle in the battle between East and West regimes and the town's inhabitants suffer the consequences. A gripping historical drama exploring the devastating and sobering effects that decades of conflict had on the close-knit German communities after the second world war.


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