Tag Archives: german
Das Lied der Matrosen / The Sailor’s Song (1958) Kurt Maetzig, Günter Reisch, Günther Simon, Raimund Schelcher, Ulrich Thein, War
The Russian Revolution is finally triumphant in the Fall of 1917. As soldiers, the engineer Henne Lobke and the stoker Jens Kasten show solidarity with the Russians, eventually disarming their officers to stop the sinking of a Russian cargo ship.
Sexy Baby / Unruhige Töchter (1968) Hansjörg Amon, Joerg Anderson, Inge Burckhardt, Maria Caleita, Drama
Sue is a young smart pretty cunning self-confident assertive sexually-liberated feminist student, who’s proud of her sex appeal and unafraid to use it when it’s mutually beneficial. She enjoys sex, always speaks her mind and cares little about the taboos of her rigid society or the opinions of her more conservative female friends from class. Her best friend is her classmate Ruth, a nice but repressed and introverted girl, who supports Sue’s attitude and admires her freedom to be herself. She also has a crush on Sue, but tries to hide it.
Raging Bull (1980) Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Biography, Drama, Sport
When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he’s a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he’s a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment.
Käthe Kollwitz (1986) Ralf Kirsten, Carmen-Maja Antoni, Gerd Baltus, Gabriele Barth, Biography, Drama
Abschied / Farewell (1968) Egon Günther, Rolf Ludwig, Andreas Kaden, Katharina Lind, Biography, Drama
Als Martin vierzehn war / When Martin Was Fourteen (1964) Walter Beck, Ulrich Balko, Erik Veldre, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff, Drama, Family, History
Wolz – Leben und Verklärung eines deutschen Anarchisten / Wolz: Life and Illusions of a German Anarchist (1974) Günter Reisch, Regimantas Adomaitis, Heidemarie Wenzel, Václav Kotva, Biography, Drama
Schussangst / Gun-shy (2003) Dito Tsintsadze, Fabian Hinrichs, Lavinia Wilson, Johan Leysen, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Joe May’s sensual drama of life in the Berlin underworld is in many ways the perfect summation of German filmmaking in the silent era: a dazzling visual style, a psychological approach to its characters, and the ability to take a simple and essentially melodramatic story and turn it into something more complex and inherently cinematic.