Ivo Kern: [Talking to Susanne Mallison upon being introduced to her, in Berlin's Soviet-controlled Eastern Sector, by her German sister-in-law, Bettina] We, Bettina and I, do not see eye to eye about
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Ivo Kern:
[Talking to Susanne Mallison upon being introduced to her, in Berlin's Soviet-controlled Eastern Sector, by her German sister-in-law, Bettina]
We, Bettina and I, do not see eye to eye about some things... this part of Berlin, for instance. But we are old friends, and it is our privilege to quarrel over little things, little things like war and peace, the division of our country, the fate of the world... trifles.

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We, Bettina and I, do not see eye-to-eye
about some things:
this part of Berlin, for instance.
But we are old friends, and it is our
privilege to quarrel over little things.
Little things like war and peace...
the division of our country,
the fate of the world.
- Trifles!... You speak German?
- No, I'm sorry.
The German always
had to learn languages:
the army never knew
where it would be going.
We still learn English in our schools...
but it might be rather a waste,
who knows?
What do you think?
- Is this your first visit to Berlin?
- Yes.
- You find it amusing?
- It's sad to see all this destruction.
There isn't much else.
The ruins are now
a familiar part of the city:
the Berliner no longer notices them,
doesn't even see them, isn't that right?

Clip duration: 53 seconds
Views: 8
Timestamp in movie: 00:17:30
Uploaded: 23 September, 2021
Genres: crime, drama, film-noir
Summary: In post-WW2 Berlin, when travel to the East was still possible, the sister of a British officer from West Berlin is abducted by Communist agents and taken into the Soviet sector where her ev... Read all


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