In the 19th century, the industrial revolution reached southwest Germany. But not everyone was ready for the new age. To keep up with developments, money had to be invested in technology, as well as in education and research. This was the era of the “Swabian inventors”. But would such rapid progress benefit the people? The industrial revolution presented the southwest with new challenges.
WRITER: Dorothea Nölle DIRECTOR Saskia Weisheit, Robert Wiezore PRESENTER: Lena Ganschow CAMERA: Roland Breitschuh, Torbjörn Karvang SET DESIGN: Eva Bertlings, Jörg Fahnenbruck, Utta Hagen COSTUME DESIGN: Martina Schall, Anna Schmidbauer EDITOR: Claudia Spoden MUSIC: Markus Lehmann-Horn PRODUCER: Daniel Sich COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Imogen Nabel, Gerolf Karwath