Rejuvenating Paul and Paula

Rejuvenating Paul and Paula

This legendary East German classic is being digitalized and remastered at ARRI Media. Shot on 35 mm film, it debuted in East Germany's theaters in 1973 and was a big hit. Now, the DEFA Foundation has commissioned ARRI Media with its digital remastering.

The Legend of Paul and Paula is one of the most successful feature films to have been produced in East Germany. It was made in the DEFA Studio for feature films, by the production group Babelsberg, today Studio Babelsberg. Heiner Carow directed with a screenplay by Ulrich Plenzdorf (also DEFA screenwriter).