Trace of Stones

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Product Overview

Originally banned for its perceived anti-establishment message, this DEFA masterpiece was re-released to great acclaim after the reunification of Germany. Foreman Balla is the swaggering, self-proclaimed king of a massive construction site, and his co-workers stick close to him like musketeers. But when a new Party Secretary is sent in to bring the site under control, along with a beautiful young engineer named Kati, a love triangle ensues.


Studio First Run Features
SKU 205079647
UPC 720229912853
UPC 14 00720229912853
Format DVD
Release Date 8/27/2014
Love Triangle
Love Triangles
Editors Note
Note A beloved construction foreman faces new challenges when a hostile Party Secretary arrives at his worksite, bringing along a technician named Kati. As the Party Secretary sticks his nose into the foreman's business, the three are soon embroiled in a love triangle that changes them all. Banned for 25 years in its former East Germany, TRACE OF STONES is considered one of the more significant films to have been produced during that period.
Frank Beyer
Manfred Krug
Krystyna Stypulkowska
Cast & Crew
Eberhard Esche - Actor
Erik Neutsch - Based On Novel By
Frank Beyer - Director
Frank Beyer - Screenplay
Gunter Marczinkowsky - Cinematographer
Harald Horn - Production Designer
Jutta Hoffmann - Actor
Karl-Georg Egel - Screenplay
Krystyna Stypulkowska - Actor
Manfred Krug - Actor
Wolfram Heicking - Original Music By
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1966
Catalog ID 912853
UPC 00720229912853
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 133 minutes
Color B&W
Original Language German
Available Subtitles English
Available Audio Tracks German
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.35:1
DVD, Widescreen, German, English, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Beyer,Frank
Label First Run Feature
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Variety Beautifully acted...witty!
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