Film Explainer


An exploration of a boy's relationship with his grandfather in 1930s provincial Germany which won the 1995 "Independent" Foreign Fiction Award. Grandfather narrates the action for silent films, and new technology threatens to displace him. Hope of a return to the old ways arrives with the Nazis.

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Film Explainer
1998, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780436202322

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The Film Explainer
1996, Minerva, London

ISBN-13: 9780749396404

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