Description:A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.
Description:A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits...
, Herbert Grönemeyer
, Klaus Wennemann
, Hubertus Bengsch
Tags:World War TwoCult FilmBased On True StoryBased On NovelSubmarineFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
, Gustav Fröhlich
, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
, Fritz Rasp
Description:A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily the masses can become manipulated.
, Frederick Lau
, Max Riemelt
, Jennifer Ulrich
Tags:ViolenceBased On True StoryBased On NovelDystopiaHigh SchoolSocial InjusticeBetrayalNeo NaziFriendshipPoliticsBullying
Description:Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.
, Christian Berkel
, Oliver Stokowski
, Wotan Wilke Möhring
Tags:ViolenceBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineBased On Novel
Description:Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Description:Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
, Güven Kiraç
, Zarah Jane McKenzie
, Stefan Gebelhoff
Description:The film centers on a Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, who is coerced into assisting the Nazi operation at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The film won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards in 2008.
, August Diehl
, Devid Striesow
, Martin Brambach
Tags:Concentration CampWar CrimeSurvivalViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineFamily RelationshipsHolocaustBetrayalPolitics
Description:Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in Tequila and decide to take one last trip to ...
, Jan Josef Liefers
, Thierry van Werveke
, Moritz Bleibtreu
Languages:German | Italian | Hebrew | Polish | Russian | Latin
Description:Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up ...
Original Title: Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo
Release Date:01 Apr 1981
Description:This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story...
Original Title: Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle
Release Date:01 Nov 1974
Description:The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who feeds him.
, Walter Ladengast
, Brigitte Mira
, Willy Semmelrogge
Description:Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life, seemingly entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes...
, Benno Fürmann
, Joachim Król
, Lars Rudolph
Description:A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are cornerstones of the film, it is based upon a true story.
, Marco Hofschneider
, René Hofschneider
, Piotr Kozlowski
Tags:Concentration CampBased On BookSurvivalWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPrisoner Of WarFamily RelationshipsRacismHolocaustFriendshipF Rated
Description:The Marriage of Maria Braun is a collage of the times in Germany after the war, economic miracles, and a portrait of a woman who in her circumstances wants to emancipate and have a successful and happy career.
Director:Rainer Werner Fassbinder
, Klaus Löwitsch
, Ivan Desny
, Gisela Uhlen
Description:Fritz Lang directed this sequel to his nearly four-hour Dr. Mabuse silent of 1922. The film opens with Detective Hofmeister (Karl Meixner) spying on the activities of a criminal syndicate. Not realizing he has been seen, Hofmeister is attacked by the thugs and later turns up out of his mind.
, Gustav Diessl
, Rudolf Schündler
, Oskar Höcker
Tags:Criminal MastermindBased On NovelBlack And WhiteBlack And White FilmTrappedInsanityGood Versus Evil
Description:A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and ...
Original Title: Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant
Release Date:25 Jun 1972
Description:Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and invites her to move in.
Director:Rainer Werner Fassbinder
, Hanna Schygulla
, Katrin Schaake
, Eva Mattes
Description:Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to...
, Margarete Schön
, Hanna Ralph
, Paul Richter
Description:After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16...
Directors:Vicco von Bülow
, Renate Westphal-Lorenz
, Vicco von Bülow
, Irm Hermann
, Hans-Peter Korff
Description:Thymiane Henning, an innocent young girl, is raped by the clerk of her father's pharmacy. She becomes pregnant, is rejected by her family, and must fend for herself in a harsh, cruel world.
Director:Georg Wilhelm Pabst
, André Roanne
, Josef Rovenský
, Fritz Rasp
Tags:Based On NovelTragedyBetrayalCompassionInnocence