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The Collini case

Lawyer Caspar Leinen is confronted with a spectacular case when appointed by the court as a defense counsel: 70-year-old German-Italian Fabrizio Collini has killed the respected industrial magnate Hans Meyer in his hotel...

Never look away

Even after German artist Kurt Barnert escaped from East Germany into West Germany, he is tormented by his childhood under the GDR-regime and the Nazis.

The keeper

When a German POW is signed to the Manchester football club as a goalie, the public outcry from fans -- especially Jews -- is overwhelming. With the support of Rabbi Alexander Altmann and the British woman he loves, toge...

Land of mine

In the aftermath of World War II, a group of surrendered German soldiers are ordered by Allied forces to remove their own landmines from the coast of Denmark.

Western

An intense, slow-burning thriller, this film follows a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural Bulgaria. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but tensions m...

Mademoiselle Paradis

Set in eighteenth century Vienna, this is the true story of Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and friend of Mozart, who lost her eyesight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, her parents...

The captain

A German army deserter finds an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the...

Granny nanny

This isn't how Karin, Gerhard, and Philippa imagined their retirement: instead of enjoying their free time they feel bored, useless and, old. In the search for a new perspective, they become 'Granny-Nannies,' and each ge...

Lou Andreas-Salomé the audacity to be free

Lou Andreas-Salome, the woman who enraptured nineteenth century Europe's greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, ...

The German lesson

Siggi Jepsen, a young man in juvenile detention, must write an essay on "The Joys Of Duty" as part of his punishment. The topic overwhelms Siggi so much, he suffers at first from writer's block. Once put in solitary conf...

My wonderful Wanda

A delightful satire of the haves and the have-nots set against the backdrop of a gorgeous lakeside villa in Switzerland. At the story's center is Wanda, a Polish caretaker who has left her own small children in Poland to...

Remembrance

Remembrance depicts a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in 1944 Poland. This impossible passion fuels the courage of a Polish prisoner who manages to rescue his Jewish ...

When Hitler stole pink rabbit

The story of a Jewish family's escape from 1933 Berlin to Europe tackles prejudice, exile, displacement and adaptation, as told from the perspective of the author's alter ego, nine year-old Anna Kemper. Anna is too busy ...

In the fade

Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge.

The tobacconist

Seventeen-year-old Franz journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund Freud, a regular customer, and over time the two very different men form a singular friendship. When Franz falls despera...

Styx

ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized...

Toni Erdmann

Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. He pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn't help them to see more eye to eye. Practical j...

The invisibles

While Nazi propaganda minister Josef Goebbels infamously declared Berlin 'free of Jews' in 1943, 1,700 Jewish Berliners managed to survive in the Nazi capital. Claus Rafle's gripping docudrama traces the stories of four ...

Louis van Beethoven

Bonn, 1779. Eight-year-old Louis van Beethoven grows up in provincial Bonn and is considered a musical prodigy. Attempts by his father Jean to teach the boy failed. The singer and actor Tobias Pfeiffer and the Bonn court...

Bye bye Germany

Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money in these tough post-war times? The smooth-talking businessma...

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