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Hans Fallada

January 4, 2012

A fascinating 30-minute look at the life of troubled writer Hans Fallada. Fallada was an alcoholic, morphine addict, prone to depression, was in and out of sanitariums and relationships, and attempted suicide twice. He was declared an “undesirable author,” yet pursued his craft despite the rejection.

He was the quintessential suffering artist whose creativity was informed by his volatile life.

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