Tag Archives: Germany
Schussangst / Gun-shy (2003) Dito Tsintsadze, Fabian Hinrichs, Lavinia Wilson, Johan Leysen, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Bitka na Neretvi / The Battle of Neretva (1969) Veljko Bulajic, Yul Brynner, Hardy Krüger, Franco Nero, Drama, War
Battle on Neretva known as the ”fourth offensive” the most humane battle in World War II led by Yugoslav partisans. In January 1943 German army, afraid of Allied invasion of Balkans, launched great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia.
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.
Die Buntkarierten / The Girls in Gingham (1949) Kurt Maetzig, Camilla Spira, Werner Hinz, Liselotte Lieck, Drama
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.
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005) Werner Herzog, Brad Dourif, Donald Williams, Ellen Baker, Documentary, Sci-Fi
Planet Earth has been decimated, and as mankind searches space for a new planet to inhabit, a race of aliens attempt to make a new home on the now-inhospitable planet abandoned by the human race in director Werner Herzog’s strange sci-fi saga.