01. with the Elbe Steamboat travelling chimney by Elbe Steamboat. Tooting. Smoke rises. Move to hull is named Dresden. Passengers on steamers. Map of river Hamburg to Dresden. Shore leave in Dresden. City images with Semperoper, Zwinger, Castle ruins. Departure. Driving record Elbufer with Elbe villages, meadows, manor houses and castles. Swan.
Paddlers on the Elbe. Captain of the Elbe Steamboat on the bridge. Rugged rocks of the Elbe sandstone mountains. The bastion in the Saxon Switzerland.
(61 m) 02. Hamburg: day of German unity Flag swivel on the City Hall square. Views of the Town Hall from Mönckebergstraße. Stock in at ceremony. It speaks interview Rita Süssmuth: "there are not many happy holidays in the political life of the Germans. Most are dedicated, as of 17 June, which reminded of the abortive uprising of 1953 of mourning and remembrance. On the 3. October we celebrate now, that our long divided people has found its unity in peace and freedom and can live together in a democratic State."
Review: Berlin wall is collapsed. Street Theatre at citizens party. Tents of the partner cities of Marseille and St. Petersburg. Appearance of Russian musicians. Crowd at the Town Hall square. Rock concert with joy Fleming. Fireworks.
(73 m) 03 Berlin: 100 years of human flight - exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof Otto Lilienthal sw review: 1 attempts to fly 100 years ago at Berlin picture Otto Lilienthal color: 1 flying objects and planes exhibition. Drawings and designs. SW review: 1891-1 flight test Otto Lilienthal 25 to 400 m flight apparatus on the ground after fatal crash.
Color: Monument to Otto Lilienthal flies mount Berlin, 1848-1896. Meeting place for Drachensteiger children and sport flyer. SW review: took the brother of Otto Lilienthal, 1931-82 years old - with a birdlike wings object trying to pick off. Color: exhibition images with 1 aircraft. Start jet plane 4 mot. from the bottom.
(55 m) 04 Euregio cassettes in space. Spokesman of the Belgian radio fantasy when broadcast in German language. Landmark on the triangle of Belgium-Germany-Holland. Bruges cityscapes. Youth meeting.
Statement Dutch interview (translation): "we want to bring together different groups. Each has its own culture and its own language, but everyone wants to learn the language of the other."
Statement Deutsche actuality: "I go to now for the second time, with the Euregio, and there are the new contacts that you learn new traditions that have Dutch, the Belgians, the French."
Europe signs. Cross-border commuters in cars. The German Norbert Ziers in the municipality of Aachen, lives in Holland and works in Germany. He organized the youth exchange. In his Office on the phone. Cross-border vocational training. Dutch and German to the metal trades training. Diploma awarded by diploma that is recognised in both countries. Euregio radio spokesman for the announcement of free jobs.
(58 m) 05th Armin Müller steel Armin Müller steel is melted to filming. Film scene: Auction of Meissen porcelain figurine. In the European co-production, Armin Müller steel plays the lovers collector Baron UTZ, offering at auction. Role in Hall of mirrors. Playing mini violin with only one string.
Armin Müller steel production sound, big: "I finished with the study of music, ' 45 after the war. Wanted to just try acting and stayed with her, because I was not very successful. I played all the lovers, which I rather liked and stayed with her, because I wanted to be successful. "And when I wanted to go back to the music, I was already successful, and then I said: now I'm staying another year, another year and from this experiment has become a life."
Drawings in his screenplay, painted in shooting. Scene from "Avalon" a family Chronicle. Armin Müller steel rowing in Hamburg on the Alster in leisure actuality: "as long as I can be on the road, I want a little adventure looking for, want to experiment and want to go courageously to life."
(89 m) 06. Berlin: basketball top Alba Berlin - Bayer Leverkusen 88:84 game in the Sports Hall in Berlin Charlottenburg. Game scenes, partly ZL. Spectators close to half. Basket toss ZL. Attack Leverkusen with American Stars Clinton Wheeler and Kannard Johnson. Playback Berlin. Basket toss. Half time 43:47. breaks meeting. Berlin coach Faruk Kolenovic speaks with the players. Goal throw of Berlin. Faces of the player great, full of concentration. Viewers fails on large kettledrum. Free throw-gate. Advertisement: Gatorade - boss - Fairlight.
01 with the Elbe Steamboat on the way 0'40 for the people living along the river Elbe, has revived itself the scenery on the power: passenger ships in the West travel. Germany's unification has made this possible.
0'51 between Hamburg and Dresden the Elbe can be cycled again indefinitely. The hotel boats a week are on the road for the 600-kilometre stretch through a German cultural landscape.
1'08 ashore in Dresden – a tourist highlight for the West Germans, Americans, Japanese and Italians - at all for those who had for decades have little access to the GDR.
1'22 of the Kennel - a showpiece of European Baroque architecture.
1'28 after visiting Semper Opera and castle ruins are back on board.
1'42 outside Elbe villages, meadows, manor houses and castles pass. You understand that this landscape has inspired many painters of the romantic, but also composers.
2'04 for most West Germans of the upper reaches of the Elbe is virtually unknown. 2'12 behind Dresden appear the rugged formations of the Elbe sandstone mountains. -A challenge even for Rergsteiger.
2'25 the bastion in the Saxon Switzerland, around 300 metres high: the last observation point on the German side. Further upstream is the Czechoslovakia, where the Elbe as a small mountain stream has its origins.
02. day of German Unity 2'43 3 October 1991: the first anniversary of German reunification. Was celebrated everywhere – was the central celebration hosted by Hamburg.
2'53 Bundestag President Rita Süßmuth at the ceremony: 2'57 "there are not many happy holidays in the political life of the Germans. Most are dedicated, as of 17 June, which reminded of the abortive uprising of 1953 of mourning and remembrance. On the 3. October we celebrate now, that our long divided people has found its unity in peace and freedom and can live together in a democratic State."
3'28 the national day of the Germans: he will be always connected to these images: through their democratic revolution, citizens of the former GDR insisted the fall of the wall. The beginning of a new era for Europe, especially for Germany.
3'47 the first birthday of the United Germany was mainly a celebration of the citizens - the large and small.
4'09 celebrated with not only the sixteen German Federal States, many foreign guests and the sister cities of Hamburg, Marseille and St. Petersburg,. A performance of Russian musicians.
4'33 a day Hamburg was the capital of Germany. In the next few years is celebrated each in another federal State - an expression of federalism in Germany.
4'47 nightly rock concert: one of the highlights of the citizens party. The singer Joy Fleming - the rock ' n roll young remained - as well as their fans in the years.
5'01 after 40 years of separation are there for the back United Deutsclien many problems. But this day was celebrated Merry - even after the fireworks.
03. 100 years of human flight 5'19 the desire to fly like a bird is as old as humanity itself. To solve, the face of the Earth, which was something like the feeling of boundless freedom. At last a century ago succeeded for the first time close to Berlin: with the help of a flight apparatus from willow branches and cotton.
exhibitions and air shows in Berlin and elsewhere remember 5 now at the beginnings of modern flight technology and the inventor.
5'47 the engineer Otto Lilienthal. As 14, he built with his brother Gustav wing models. Both for many years watching storks and experiment with sailing equipment. In addition, they construct steam engines. 1891 flies Otto Lilienthal of later first 25 meters through the air, up to 400 meters. in 1896, a squall grabs him during a flight. Lilienthal crashes fatally.
6'18 on the so-called "fly mount" lifted Lilienthal in dieLüfte, here, the Berliners have set him a monument. A meeting place for large and small aircraft.
6'30 the flight age coincides with the age of the film. Photographs of Lilienthal brother still in 1931 as 82jähriger attempting to take off with a birdlike wings version.
6'47 "Lilienthal and his heirs" - so is the large Jubilee exhibition in Berlin. What wrote on the occasion of the first jumps a century ago the press: "the roaming of the skies, flying, floating in the wind, is no longer the birds and gods reserved!" Today is of course for us.
04. Euregio 7'12 information and entertainment from the neighbors: the Belgian "radio fantasy" daily broadcasts in German language. 7'21 on this unusual landmark Holland, Belgium and Germany meet. For the four million Mensehen in this triangle is the single European market, starting in 1993, has long been a piece of reality. Like here in the Belgian Brugge.
7'38 under the name "Euregio" cities and municipalities across borders work together. Mutual visits of young people are now an everyday.
7'51 'We want', - so this young Dutch - "different groups bring together. Each has its own culture and its own language, but everyone wants to learn the language of the other."
8'05 "I go with now for the second time, with the Euregio, and there are the new contacts that you learn new traditions that have the Dutch, the Belgians, the French."
8'15 closer together the people of the European Community, formerly separating becomes meaningless.
8'22 typical for this region: cross-border commuters who live in one country, work in the other. The German Norbert Ziers lives in Holland and works in Germany.
8'34 in the municipality of Aachen he organized the youth exchange in the service of Euregio and helps in trouble with authorities.
8'43 cross-border vocational training is another example of Euregio. Dutch and Germans learn together. -At the end of their training to the metal trades, they receive a diploma, which both countries recognize.
8'57 BCI of looking for jobs within and beyond the borders also helps "radio fantasy".
05. Armin Mueller-Stahl 9'11 he wants to be a star; He says: everybody is interchangeable. But he has career made - only in Germany, now also in Hollywood: Armin Mueller-Stahl, actor.
9'23 a small Meissen porcelain figurine will be auctioned. Scene from a European co-production in which Mueller-Stahl plays the passionate collector Baron UTZ.
9'53 also in moments of relaxation of the 60th remains faithful to the muses. 10'24 "I was with the study of the music done, ' 45 after the war. Wanted to just try acting and stayed with her, because I was not very successful. I played all the lovers, which I rather liked and stayed with her, because I wanted to be successful. "And when I wanted to go back to the music, I was already successful, and then I said: now I'm staying another year, another year and from this experiment has become a life."
10'52 the latencies of the shooting rain Mueller-Stahl's to draw the characters of the movie.
11'26 Armin Mueller-Stahl loves contradictions and change, not set in front of the camera can be. He had a particularly close relationship to his role in "Avalon", a family Chronicle.
11'51 Armin Mueller-Stahl, one of the most prominent German character actor, would always be - in the literal sense, but also artistic. In a break in filming, we accompanied him on the Alster. 12'06 "as long as I can be on the road, I want a little adventure looking for, want to experiment and want to go courageously to life."
06. basketball top 12'20 top the basketball Bundesliga: Alba Berlin meets the German record champion Bayer Leverkusen - in red -, the runner-up.
1500 spectators in the Sports Hall in Berlin-Charlottenburg 12 can enjoy an exciting game.
12'39 confident attacking the Rhinelander. With American top stars such as Clinton Wheeler and Kannard Johnson, Bayer Leverkusen is again favorite.
12'56 but the Berliners want to teach this season the German champions fear: with new players and new Selbstbewußsein. -An ambitious goal.
13'09 counterattack: Bayer Leverkusen won't let loose. There are guests at half-time in the lead with 47:43.
13'19 but still ain't the game: decided. Criticism and an incentive for the players during the break. The Berlin coach Faruk Kolenovic knows how to motivate his young players. -The team runs to top form, loudly fired by the enthusiastic audience.
13'47-focused and strong attack, so the Berlin show up now. Their heraldic animal - the bird Albatros - is regarded as "Harbinger of wind and storm". And the "albatross" by the Spree River make it clear that the climate for Bayer Leverkusen this season is rough.
14'05 just before the final whistle then the two decisive free throws for the hosts.
14'12 final score: 88:84. A surprising, but deserved victory for the citizens of Berlin.