ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
All five feature-length episodes of this working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focusing on skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla).
ALONE IN BERLIN (12) 2016 PEREZ, VINCENT IN ENGLISH £13.99
Adapted from Hans Fallada’s novel about a working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death.
ALOYS (12) 2016 SWITZERLAND NÖLLE, TOBIAS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Private investigator Aloys experiences life at a safe distance through watching surveillance tapes. But when his father dies, he is left on his own and his sheltered existence begins to fall apart until a mystery women opens up a new world to Aloys which may help him to break out of his isolated world.
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH, KASPAR £15.99
In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann hangs in the balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team.
DIE FREMDE (12) 2010 GERMANY ALADAG, FEO £19.99
Umay is a young German woman born of Turkish parents, who, along with her son, flees an oppressive marriage in Istanbul to return to her family in Berlin. However her arrival home creates family tensions
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY (18) DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE £29.99
Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
HÖRE DIE STILLE/BEHIND ENEMY LINES (15) 2016 GERMANY EHRENBERG , ED £15.99
October 1941, a group of German soldiers are forced to take refuge in a small Russian village behind enemy lines, where the soldiers and villagers bond. However an act of violence threatens to destroy the bond and many of the villagers become fearful of what will happen to them when the Soviet army returns.
THE INTERROGATION (15) 2016 GERMANY PERY, EREZ £15.99
Warsaw in 1946 Nazi commander Rudolf Höss awaits trial and a Polish judge is sent to interrogate him about his involvement in the Holocaust.
JACK THE RIPPER (15) 2016 GERMANY NIEMANN, SEBASTIAN £12.99
After moving to London in 1888, German photographer Anna Kosminski discovers the Whitechapel area is being terrorised by a notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper. While the police struggle to identify a suspect, Whitechapel remains in a constant state of fear in anticipation of Jack’s next crime.
JONATHAN (18) 2016 GERMANY LEWANDOWSKI, PIOTR J. £15.99
Jonathan is caring for his dying father whilst running the family farm. As the two talk about his father’s past Jonathan finds out more than he expected when his former lover Ron appears at their home to say his final goodbyes.
KATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTRIA HÄNDL, KLAUS £15.99
Couple Andreas and Stefan live happily in the suburbs of Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and explainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair’s relationship apart.
DER LETZTE ZUG/AUSCHWITZ – THE FINAL JOURNEY (12) 2006 GERMANY VILSMAIER, JOSEPH 8.99
1943 and some of the last remaining Jews in Berlin are locked in railway cattle truck awaiting transport to the Auschwitz concentration camp. The film tells the stories of their lives.
LOLA (15) 1981 GERMANY FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DVD £17.99
BLU RAY £19.99
Set during Germany’s 1950s Wirtschaftswunder. Lola leads a double
life as a steamy cabaret singer and as a single mother. Building inspector Von Bohm is in love with Lola, but little does he know that Lola is the ex lover of local property developer Schukert who is being investigated by Von Bohm for corrupt.
MEIN BLIND DATE MIT DEM LEBEN/MY BLIND DATE WITH LIFE (15) 2017 GERMANY ROTHEMUND , MARC £19.99
Saliya is a promising student determined to achieve his dream of working at a prestigious luxury hotel despite losing the majority of his sight as a teenager. Deciding to hide the fact he is visually impaired, Saliya manages to land an apprenticeship at one of Munich’s top hotels and quickly becomes a respected member of the team. However when he meets Laura, his elaborate scheme to hide his condition soon begins to fall apart
DIE MITTE DER WELT/CENTRE OF MY WORLD (15) 2016 GERMANY ERWA ,
JAKOB M. £15.99
Based on Andreas Steinhöfel novel. This candid and complex film is about teenager Phil who discovers his sexuality and falls in love with new attractive classmate Nicholas.
DER MÜDE TOD – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 2021 GERMANY LANG, FRITZ DUAL FORMAT EDITION £19.99
Silent fantasy drama about a heartbroken young woman who confront Death to save her dead fiancé
NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST (15) 2016 GERMANY WESSEL, KAI £19.99
Set in 1942 and based on Robert Domes’ 2008 historical novel, the film follows 13-year-old Roma boy, Ernst Lossa, is sent to the Sargau mental institution. Here he soon discovers that the Nazi’s are carrying out an enforced euthanasia programme. Along with fellow patient Nandl, Ernst decides to stage a daring escape attempt.
ROMMEL (TBA) GERMANY 2012 STEIN, NIKI £15.99
Summer 1944 and the tide of the Second World War is beginning to turn as Nazi Germany awaits the D-Day landings. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is in charge of the defences on theFrench coastline. Rommel prdicts Normandy as the invasion point but Berlin disagrees with him and Rommel’s place in the Nazi hierarchy is caught up in a conspiracy to overthrow the Führer.
SCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99
Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling cult novel. In this
coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.
TONI ERDMANN (15) 2016 GERMANY ADE, MAREN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Award winning comedy, in which divorced music teacher Winfried tries to reconnect with his career-driven daughter Ines. To do this Winfried integrates himself into Ines work circle and takes on the alter ego of the practical joker ‘Toni Erdmann’ as a way of cheering her up.
VARIETÉ – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1925 GERMANY DUPONT, E.A. DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Boss Huller (Emil Jannings) tells his story from prison about how he and his lover Bertha-Marie (Lya De Putti) become famous trapeze artists. However at the height of their fame legendary trapeze artist Artinelli (Warwick Ward) seduces Berta-Marie .
WESTFRONT 1918/KAMERADSCHAFT – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1930-1 GERMANY PABST, GEORG W DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £24.99
‘Westfront 1918’ (1930) four German infantrymen suffer the hardships and insanity of trench warfare in the First World War. ‘Kameradschaft’ (1931), is set in 1919, a team of German miners risk their lives to save a group of French miners trapped underground in a mining explosion.