The Resource Coming Out

Coming Out

Label
Coming Out
Title
Coming Out
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
ger
Summary
Although he has a girlfriend who is expecting his child, Philipp, a young teacher in Berlin, meets Matthias and falls in love. After years of repressing his homosexuality, he must finally accept himself for who he truly is. The first and only DEFA feature film about homosexuality, Coming Out premiered on November 9, 1989 ... the evening the Berlin Wall came down. Philipp and Tanja teach at the same school. Both enjoy their work immensely, win their pupils' trust and talk about pressing problems. Tanja, especially, sees the love of her life in this friend. Philipp is attracted to her as well, but when a friend from his youth reminds him of an earlier erotic bond, he realizes that he is gay. It is a fact he has been repressing for years. Philipp falls passionately in love with Matthias. Matthias puts all his trust in Philipp and the relationship seems to have potential . . . but Philipp is a coward. He lacks the courage to tell Tanja the truth, as she is expecting his child, and he also fails to commit himself to Matthias or honestly confront his sexual orientation
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-1997
  • 1961-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carow, Heiner
  • Freihof, Matthias
  • Manzel, Dagmar
  • Kummer, Dirk
  • Gwisdek, Michael
  • Dissel, Werner
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Gays
  • Gay teachers
  • Closeted gays
Technique
live action
Label
Coming Out
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 108 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116674
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897773973
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Coming Out
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 108 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116674
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897773973
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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