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“It’s an incredibly detailed, minute study of what happens in one village at a time of crisis. It’s the 1870s, and it’s a tiny mining village in the Saarland, on the border between France and Germany. The Franco-Prussian War had just ended. There had been a lot of fighting in that area, and people from the village had been killed. As a result of the war, the German Empire has been formed by Bismarck.” Read more...
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