German dvd releases for Spring-Summer 2015

STATIONS OF THE CROSS Circle Samurai Germany, Year Zero  Home from Home - Chronicle of a Vision Germany, Pale Mother Decent One AMOUR FOUfitzcarraldo1Police Officers WifeNOSFERATU BFISilent Youth1915 - Battle for the AlpsAB HEUTE HEISST DU SARA

AB HEUTE HEISST DU SARA/FROM NOW ON YOUR NAME IS SARA: GRIPS THEATRE BERLIN (E)   GERMANY    £19.99
    The play, based on Inge Deutschkron’s book ‘Ich trug den gelben Stern’’  1933  eleven years old Inge who refuses to understand  why all of a sudden she is not allowed to play on the street. In the years after that for Inge, being a Jew means not only humiliation, attacks and restrictions, but also never going dancing or to the cinema. It means growing up without having been young.
AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES/AGUIRRE, WRATH OF GOD (15 ) 1972 GERMANY  HERZOG, WERNER     DVD – £17.99   BLU RAY –  £19.99
   Intense performance by Klaus Kinski as Aguirre a Spanish conquistador looking for  El Dorado.
AMOUR FOU (12A) 2014 AUSTRIA HAUSNER,  JESSICA £14.99
  The film follows young German poet and dramatist Heinrich von Kleist while he tries to convince a friend’s  wife to join him in a suicide pact as a means of escaping the inevitability of death.

DIE ANDERE HEIMAT – CHRONIK EINER SEHNSUCHT/HOME FROM HOME – CHRONICLE OF A VISION (15) 2013 GERMANY REITZ, EDGAR
  DVD – £15.99 BLUE RAY – £19.99 1840, the Hunsrueck village of Schabbach is struggling with crippling poverty and food shortages caused by years of bad harvests.Jakob, the younger of two brothers, dreams about leaving his small village for Brazilian. Everyone who encounters Jakob is drawn into his dreams, especially Henriette, the daughter of a gem cutter fallen on hard times.
DER ANSTÄNDIGE/THE DECENT ONE (15) 2014 LAPA, VANESSA  £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the German SS officer Heinrich Himmler.
DEUTSCHLAND BLEICHE MUTTER/GERMANY PALE MOTHER (15) 1980 GERMANY SANDERS-BRAHMS, SELMA 
DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set during the Third Reich and its aftermath, this lyrical, harrowing tale of love and war is a neglected classic of New German cinema.
FITZCARRALDO (15) 1982  GERMANY  WERNER HERZOG  £17.99
 Eccentric rubber baron attempts to realize his dream of building a opera house deep in the Peruvian jungle.
DIE FRAU DES POLIZISTEN/THE POLICE OFFICER’S WIFE (15) 2013  GERMANY  GRÖNING , PHILIP £17.99
   Set in a small town and deals with a couple and their young daughter.  The mother teaches her child important lessons  in life and at the same time gives her  husband unwavering love despite his violent outbursts.
FRAU IM MOND (U) 1929 GERMAN   LANG, FRITZ   DVD    £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
    Silent epic about a rocket on its way to explore the moon, which  is commandeered by a group of spies intent on plundering the moon’s gold.
GERMANIA, ANNO ZERO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO IN GERMAN £19.99
 Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family.  Also included the 1948 film L’Amore.

HANNAH ARENDT (12A) 2013   GERMANY  TROTTA,  MARGARETHE VON   £17.99 In this drama based on a true story, Barbara Sukowa stars as the German-American political theorist who caused a storm of  controversy with her views on the trial of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann.

DER KREIS/THE CIRCLE (15) 2014 SWITZERLAND  HAUPT, STEFAN £15.99
 Set in 1950s  Zurich, this mix of  documentary and dramatic recreation, is a love story between a shy young  teacher and a transvestite and the pioneering gay organisation Der Kreis (The Circle) which they belong to.
KREUZWEG/STATIONS OF THE CROSS (15)  2014 GERMANY  BRÜGGEMANN, DIETRICH DVD – £14.99   BLU RAY – £15.99
  A 14-year-old Catholic girl leaves behind her distraught family as she embarks on a voyage of discovery  that takes her through the stations that Jesus travelled on his journey to his crucifixion.

NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (15) 1979   GERMAN     HERZOG, WERNER

DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY –  £22.99 Remake of F.W. Murnau’s classic gothic horror ‘Nosferatu’.
RISE OF THE NAZI PARTY (E) 2015   (IN ENGLISH)   £14.99
    Ten-part documentary series about Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels;  the four men implicit in the rise of the Nazi Party. The episodes are: ‘Nazism Is Born’, ‘Becoming Respectable’,  ‘Seizing Power’, ‘In Power’, ‘Preparing for War’, ‘Hitler’s Biggest Blunder’, ‘The Final Solution’, ‘Plots and Delusions’,  ‘End Game’ and ‘Aftermath’.
SAMURAI (15) 2014 GERMANY   KLEINERT, TILL    £14.99
   German thriller in which a young police officer tries to uncover the truth behind recent events plaguing his small, remote village.
SILENT YOUTH (12) 2014 GERMANY KEMMESIES,  DIEMO  £14.99
    Young shy student Marlo has a chance encounter with Kirill , who has  travelled from Russia to Berlin.  Kirill has recently been the victim of a homophobic attack. The  pair bond as they explore the city together but it seems neither can overcome their respective anxieties enough to further their relationship.
STALINGRAD (15) 1993 GERMANY VILSMAIER,  JOSEPH  
DVD – £12.99  BLU RAY – £15.99 Set in 1943 the film follows a platoon of likeable German soldiers as they fight the Russians, losing their humanity along the way. The film alternates between big battle scenes and deft characterisation as it constructs a damning indictment of war.
DER STILLE BERG/1915 – BATTLE FOR THE ALPS (12) 2014 AUSTRIA  GOSSNER, ERNST £15.99
   Love story set in the Dolomite Mountains in 1915 at the outbreak of war between Italy and Austria.
TAGEBUCH EINER VERLORENEN/DIARY OF A LOST GIRL (PG)GERMANY  1929 B/W  PABST, GW    £15.99
   Pabst’s film is a vivid exploration of a corrupt society.
WERNER HERZOG COLLECTION DVD BOX SET (15) GERMANY DVD – £59.99 BLU RAY – £79.99
  This 10-disc DVD box set compiles 18 films from one German cinema’s greatest directors, made available here in beautifully remastered presentations.
ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES , UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.
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