<article> <figure> <img src="http://www.moviesom.com/resources/20150216211140social.jpg" title='Brothers' alt='Brothers'/> </figure> <h1>Brothers</h1> <p>“Brüder”, a film directed by Herr Werner Hochbaum ( who was a remarkable film director in the talkie 30’s ), was one of those films which showed the harsh daily life of the working class. The film depicts, in a kind of fictional documentary, the 1896 Hamburg dockworkers' strike: the workers receive meagre wages for hard work and live under miserable conditions and finally go on strike (to make matters more personal, one of the strikers has a brother who is a policeman). Even though the inspiration for the story was an event that took place in the XIX century, things had little changed by the troublesome twenties so the story had a perfect contemporary ring.</p> <details><summary>Runtime: 84</summary> <summary>Release date: 1929-01-02</summary></details> </article>