Oh, Europe

Episode 8: Heading for disaster

Things are looking up for Europe; all signs point to progress and growth. But developments occur so quickly that they throw many people off course. Dissatisfaction and unrest are the result. And a burgeoning national sentiment eventually drives the Europeans to the trenches, and World War One destroys the old political order.


WRITER: Christel Fomm      DIRECTOR: Martin Carazo Mendez, Christian Twente      PRESENTER: Annette Frier, Antonia de Rendinger      CAMERA: Martin Christ, Michael Kern, Roland Breitschuh, Marc Riemer   EDITOR: : Igor Garbuzenko, Christoph Sagert     MUSIC: Claudius Brüse      NARRATOR: Simon Roden      COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Olaf Grunert (ZDF/ARTE), Martin Pieper (ZDF/ARTE), Stefan Brauburger (ZDF/ZDFinfo)