Tag Archives: german
Trotz alledem! / In Spite of Everything (1972) Günter Reisch, Horst Schulze, Lyudmila Kasyanova, Ute Illmann, Drama
In October 1918, Karl Liebknecht is released from prison and Berliner workers prepare him a triumphant reception. The First World War is almost over, the Empire sends in vain its last reserves to the slaughter.
Solange Leben in mir ist / As Long as There’s Life in Me (1965) Günter Reisch, Horst Schulze, Lyudmila Kasyanova, Rita Krips, Drama
In 1914, Germany is arming itself for war. Left-wing revolutionary Social Democrat Karl Liebknecht, a virulent antimilitarist, is the only one of 110 SPD members of parliament who votes against according war loans. From then on he is considered un-German and a traitor to the Fatherland, and his own party leadership turns against him.
Johanna D’Arc of Mongolia (1989) Ulrike Ottinger, Badema, Lydia Billiet, Christoph Eichhorn, Comedy, Drama
Shark Alarm at Müggel Lake / Hai-Alarm am Müggelsee (2013) Leander Haußmann, Sven Regener, Henry Hübchen, Michael Gwisdek, Uwe Dag Berlin
Up to now Snake Müller (Uwe Dag Berlin) has been a shark hunter in Hawaii – even though his name suggests something entirely different. Unlike – lets say: Crocodile Dundee (in a 1986 film directed by Peter Faiman), Snake Müller actually has a ’bitten off limb’ to show for the dangers of his job.
Das Zaubermännchen / Rumpelstiltskin and the Golden Secret (1960) Christoph Engel, Karl-Heinz Rothin, Karin Lesch, Reinhard Michalke, Family, Fantasy
Once upon a time, there was a lazy miller, who spent all his time drinking wine and telling lies. When the king’s treasurer demands payment of taxes, the miller lies that his daughter Marie can spin straw into gold. The father and daughter are told to report to the palace, where Marie is locked into a tower room full of straw.
Große Mädchen weinen nicht / Big Girls Don’t Cry (2002) Maria von Heland, Anna Maria Mühe, Karoline Herfurth, Josefine Domes, Drama
Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events; mainly caused by Steffi finding out her father wasn’t quite faithful to her mother, and the two girls getting hit by the consequences of her delirious revenge plans.
SommerHundeSöhne / Slight Changes in Temperature and Mind (2004) Cyril Tuschi, Fabian Busch, Stipe Erceg, Lilja Loeffler, Comedy
Shortly after being demobilized, Georges Duroy becomes aware of his power over women in the arms of Rachel, a young singer. Thanks to his good looks and his charming manners and his unabashed cynicism he will rapidly rise to the top by courtesy of women women (Mme Walter, Clotilde, Madeleine), from journalist to member of Parliament to cabinet minister. But it is also the fair sex that will cause his fall in the end.