The Industrial Revolution literally catapults Germany into the future: steam power drives machines. Railroads connect cities. Heavy industry emerges. Life, work, society – everything changes within a few decades.
Mirko Drotschmann tells the story of one of the greatest upheavals in our history. And he explores the question of what it means when a country changes at breathtaking speed – and what that does to people.
WRITER: Daniel Sich DIRECTORS: Nina Koshofer, Robert Wiezorek, Sahar Eslah, Leonard Claus CAMERAMEN: Torbjörn Karvang, Joachim Seck, Marc Riemer EDITOR: Marie Wilbers SOUND: Simone Hartmann COSTUME DESIGNER: Ina Damyanova MUSIC: Paul Rabiger COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Georg Graffe (ZDF), Claudia Moroni (ZDF)