About this title


The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old girl to an old woman, and her family. The family, like the rest of the German people live through the crises after WW-I, the rise and fall of Nazism and WW-II, and the rebuilding and the following prosperity of the village (as a symbol for the whole country) after WW II.

Country: Germany

Type: scripted

Status: Ended

Language: German

Release Date: September 16, 1984

Also Known As: Homeland: A German Chronicle, Heimat 2Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik, Patrida, Heimat (Edgar Reitz), Heimat, Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen, Родной край: хроники Германии, A második haza: Németország krónikája, Heimat, nuestra tierra, Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany, Hjemstavn, Geheischnis, Kotiseutu, Heimat - Eine Chronik in Elf Teilen, Made in Germany, Zweite Heimat |  See more »


Company Credits

Production Co: Edgar Reitz Film (ERF), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Sender Freies Berlin (SFB)

CastSee full cast »

Michael Kausch
as Ernst
Thomas Palm
Juliane Damm
Oskar Frank
Bernd Eichinger
Johannes Metzdorf
as Pieritz
Joachim Vacano
Gisela Pick
Wolfgang Unterholzner
Eli Zickerow
Hermann Josef Loskill
Karl-Heinz Scherschligt
Maria Anders Paton
Hans Theis
Peter Paillon

Seasons & Episodes

Season 1

1986 | 11 Episodes


Awards & NominationsSee full list »

FIPRESCI Prize 1984



Bavarian Film Award 1985


Bavarian Film Award

Best Actress (Darstellerpreis)

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