Some films set in East Germany.

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AUTUMN 2015 RELEASES

25 YEARS GERMAN REUNIFICATION (E) 2009 GERMANY  ZINTL, T.  £19.99
  Documentary used to advertise the merits of the East German classical music and culture-loving population in  direct contrast to the ‘decadent’, western pop music.
LAGERFEUER/WEST (15) 2013 GERMANY   SCHWOCHOW, CHRISTIAN  £15.99
    Based on Julia Franck novel ‘Lagerfeuer’. Nelly along with her son decide to escape  East Germany after the mysterious death of her  boyfriend. However once in the West the intelligence agencies want to know more about her boyfriend.
Nelly, as a GDR refugee trying to adjust to life in the West, is forced to choose between discovering the truth about her former lover and her hopes for a better tomorrow.

BACK LIST TITLES

ABSCHIED – BRECHTS LETZTER SOMMER/THE FAREWELL.  BRECHT’S LAST SUMMER (15) 2000  SCHUTTE, J.  £19.99
Portrait of Brecht set in the summer of  1956 in East Germany.
BARBARA (12A) 2012    GERMANY    PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN         £17.99 
Set in East Germany in 1980, Barbara is sent to a new job in the provinces as punishment for applying for an exit visa from the 
GDR. Her aim now is to escape to the West.
GOOD BYE LENIN! (15)  2002 GERMANY BECKER, WOLFGANG     £19.99
 One of the biggest German comedies of recent times.
HEIMAT 3 – CHRONIK EINER ZEITENWENDE (15) 2004 GERMANY  REITZ, E. 6 DISC DVD BOXSET £59.99
 Final part of the trilogy follows the fall of the Berlin Wall to the eve of the new millennium.
LEBEN DER ANDEREN/LIVES OF OTHERS (15) 2006 GERMANY H. VON DONNERSMARCK, F £19.99    
 Five years before the downfall of the DDR, party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when  given the job of 
collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend.
DER TUNNEL (12) 2001 GERMANY    RICHTER,  ROLAND SUSO        £15.99
Cold War thriller set in 1961. After fleeing the Communist regime in East Berlin, Harry Melchior  is now determined to go back for his sister and her family
YELLA (12) 2007 GERMANY PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN    £19.99
 Yella  leaves her home in the East Germany for a promising job and a new life, but as success is within reach, 
she finds herself haunted by truths from the past.
All in German with English subtitles

German Film Resources Page

https://julianwhiting.wordpress.com/film-resources-page/

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