THE QUIET JOY OF THE MESCALERO BUBACK

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Hans Sternsdorff

1993, 45 min., NDR

In April, 1977, the Attorney General, Siegfried Buback was shot. A student newspaper sets off a political scandal when an obituary signed with the name “Mescalero” expresses a quiet satisfaction about the assassination.

Crew

Camera: Manfred Erismann

Editor: Yvonne Hilke

Commissioning Editor: Hannelore Schäfer

Press comments

“Illuminating! The filmmakers have copiously retraced the events which in retrospect seem to be hyped.”
Hannoversche Allgemeine