the French to his native village in Thuringia, has to build up a new life. He goes to town, where he manages to work his way up from a conscientious and diligent worker to a respected master craftsman. His rise runs parallel to that of the mechanical and optical manufacturing firm Baerwolf und Abel to a large enterprise of world renown for German precision work. The ups and downs in the life of the Wenglers, of father, son and grandson, are interlaced with events in Germany.
Christoph Engel, Carl-Martin Spengler, Kathrin Waligura
Rainer Simon, Helmut Bez