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DVD cover
Directed by Percy Adlon
Written by Percy Adlon
Felix Adlon
Starring k.d. lang
Rosel Zech
Oscar Kawagley
Release date
  • 1991 (1991)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Germany
Language English
German with subtitles

Salmonberries is a 1991 drama film directed by Percy Adlon and written by Adlon and his son Felix. It stars k.d. lang as Kotzebue, a young woman of androgynous appearance who works as a (male) miner in Alaska, and Rosel Zech as Roswitha, an East German immigrant and librarian. The film takes place in Kotzebue, Alaska and Berlin, Germany, shortly after reunification; the dialog is mostly English but includes some German with English subtitles.



Salmonberries has won several awards:

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