Step back in time to the glamour and excitement of 1920s Berlin with Café Nagler. This captivating film follows the director as she sets out to explore the history of her family's ownership of this famous café. With a blend of personal narrative and historical investigation, the director discovers that the myths and stories she grew up with don't always match up with the facts. Along the way, she reconnects with her Berlin peers and together, they embark on a journey of discovery, piecing together the past of this legendary establishment.
Through interviews with historians, experts, and former patrons, Café Nagler offers a unique glimpse into the social and cultural history of Berlin in the interwar years. From the iconic music of the era to the fashion, politics, and social mores of the time, this film brings the past to life in vivid detail. As the director explores the café's archives and delves into her own family's history, she uncovers surprising secrets and revelations that challenge her assumptions about the past and force her to confront her own family's legacy.
Filled with evocative imagery, unforgettable characters, and a poignant personal narrative, Café Nagler is a must-see film for anyone with an interest in history, culture, and the power of family myths.