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Hartmut Bitomsky

Highway 40 West

Edition 1982
170' - 1981 - Road Movie, Historical, Documentary - Dialogue: German, English
Director: Hartmut Bitomsky
Highway 40 West is a journey past the American history, too, from the taking of the land in the east to the places of the gold rushes in the west. And it's about everyday-life in America: about the people you can meet on the street, about the story of their life, their fun and their troubles; how they work and get through, how they live in these big cities and these small towns; it's about living on this road, about motels, music and police, days and nights and the changes of the seasons, the proud "goaheadativness" and all the junk left behind.

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Credits

Director

Hartmut Bitomsky

Scenario

Hartmut Bitomsky

Director of Photography

Axel Block

Editor

Mattias Von Gunten

More information

Dialogue

German, English

Countries of production

United States of America, Germany

Year

1981

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