07-German New Wave

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1.
The Tin Drum (1979)
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Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with... (142 mins.)
 
2.
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
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A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist. (106 mins.)
 
3.
Swann in Love (1984)
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Elegant and educated bachelor, Charles Swann, moves in the most powerful and fashionable circles of Paris in the 1890's... (110 mins.)
 
4.
The Ogre (1996)
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester... (118 mins.)
 
5.
Woyzeck (1979)
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Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he can not control. (82 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
6.
Signs of Life (1968)
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A wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet island of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse... (91 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
7.
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
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Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note. (110 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
8.
The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972)
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A goalkeeper Josef Bloch is ejected during a game for foul play. He leaves the field and goes to spend the night with a cinema cashier. (101 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
9.
The American Friend (1977)
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Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man. (125 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
10.
Paris, Texas (1984)
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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family. (145 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
11.
Kings of the Road (1976)
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A traveling projection-equipment mechanic works in Western Germany along the East-German border, visiting worn-out theatres. He meets with a depressed young man whose marriage has just broken up, and the two decide to travel together. (175 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
12.
Wings of Desire (1987)
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An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
13.
Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
14.
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
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An aging cowboy movie star deserts a film set and tries to reconnect with his mother whom he hasn't seen in 30 years only to learn that he has a child he never knew about. (122 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
15.
Wrong Move (1975)
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A writer goes on a road trip across West Germany with a group of eclectic people he meets along the way. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
16.
Palermo Shooting (2008)
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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down? (124 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
17.
The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
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A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany. (120 mins.)
 
18.
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
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An arrogant fashion designer falls in love with an icy beauty who wants to be a model. (124 mins.)
 
19.
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
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An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them. (93 mins.)
 
20.
Lili Marleen (1981)
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In Switzerland German singer 'Willie' falls in love with Jewish composer 'Robert' who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees... (120 mins.)
 
21.
Querelle (1982)
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French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that... (108 mins.)
 
22.
Chinese Roulette (1976)
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Both the parents of a young teen who walks with crutches, goes on each their secret meeting with lovers, both surprising each other at the family's county home. The daughter arrives and initiates a guessing game of "Chinese roulette". (86 mins.)
 
23.
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
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On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses... (103 mins.)
 
24.
Love Is Colder Than Death (1969)
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Unusual gangster story, in which a small-time pimp Franz, who is torn between his mistress and Bruno... (88 mins.)
 
25.
The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)
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Hans Epp is a self-destructive man who lives a dissatisfied life. He tries to find meaning as a fruit vendor, but a heart attack impedes his ability to work, which turns his dissatisfaction into despair. (88 mins.)
 
26.
The Niklashausen Journey (1970 TV Movie)
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Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the "Black Monk" in a leather jacket... (90 mins.)
 
27.
Satan's Brew (1976)
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Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance... (112 mins.)
 
28.
World on a Wire (1973 TV Movie)
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Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality... (212 mins.)
 
29.
Rosenstrasse (2003)
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After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. (136 mins.)