Singing the Blues in Red

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Singing the Blues in Red ★★★ 1987

Dark, pessimistic character study of a protest singer/songwriter who leaves his native East Germany to escape repression and finds his loyalties divided. A moving personal story, as well as insightful, subtle social commentary. In English and German with subtitles. 110m/C VHS . GE Gerulf Pannach, Fabienne Babe, Cristine Rose, Trevor Griffiths; D: Ken Loach; W: Trevor Griffiths; C: Chris Menges.