Celebrating German film – DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI//EDUKATORS – with links to study guides

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DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI//EDUKATORS (15) 2004 GERMANY WEINGARTNER,H. £19.99
Crime comedy about Jule (Julia Jentsch), a waitress who moves in with her boyfriend Peter (Stipe Erceg) and his friend Jan (Daniel Bruhl), two young men united by their passion to change the world. But Jule has a secret: an automobile accident in the past has burdened her with lifetime payments to a successful businessman named Hardenberg (Burghart Klaussner). Peter and Jan also have a secret: they are the notorious ‘Edukators’ – mysterious perpetrators who break into the expensive homes of local yacht club members as an act of political rebellion.

DVD ImageThey wreak havoc and leave notes that read, ‘Your days of plenty are numbered’. While Peter is away on holiday, secrets between Jan and Jule are disclosed and feelings between them intensify. They impulsively break into the home of the businessman to whom Jule is indebted.

But their growing passion has made them careless and when they’re forced to return to the villa the following night to retrieve a forgotten cell phone, Hardenberg surprises them. They have no choice but to call Peter for help, even if it means his finding out about their betrayal.

Level: AS, A2, Subject: Film Studies, German, Media Studies

In German with English subtitles
Filmheft Die Fetten Jahre sind Vorbei –

fetten jahre sin vorbei irish film inst

Study Guide in German –

The Edukators

DVD available to buy at

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd

More comprehensive film resource page at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/online-resources-listed-by-film

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