Deutsche Gegenwart

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Lammbock (2001)
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Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with aphids. (93 mins.)
 
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Goldene Zeiten (2006)
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Ingo organize a charity event for the local golf club. Special guest will be the Hollywood star Douglas Burnett. But who remembers what the aging star looks like today? (134 mins.)
Director: Peter Thorwarth
 
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The Edukators (2004)
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Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home. (127 mins.)
 
4.
The Coming Days (2010)
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In the near future the dreams of three adult siblings living in Germany or fractured by difficult romantic... (125 mins.)
Director: Lars Kraume
 
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Homevideo (2011 TV Movie)
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Shy, sensitive gymnasium (high school)-outsider Jakob Moormann is miserably lacking immaterial support at home... (89 mins.)
Director: Kilian Riedhof
 
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The Experiment (2001)
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For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence. (120 mins.)
 
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The Lives of Others (2006)
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In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (137 mins.)
 
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Downfall (2004)
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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
 
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Run Lola Run (1998)
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After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. (81 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
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Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999)
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Life could be just great for bank robber Keek: His buddy Kalle is doing time for their last coup, while Keek has to retain the loot... (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Thorwarth
 
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Bandits (1997)
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Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls... (110 mins.)
 
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Head-On (2004)
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With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love. (121 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
13.
Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
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The story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family. (101 mins.)
 
14.
Fraktus - Das letzte Kapitel der Musikgeschichte (2012)
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An inept music manager documents his attempt of bringing about a comeback of the 80s techno pioneers Fraktus, who in the past 30 years have disconnected both from each other and their music. (95 mins.)
 
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13 Semester (2009)
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The friends Moritz and Dirk get accepted at the TU Darmstadt and leave their small home village in Brandenburg to set out for the big town to study business arithmetic (mathematical economics). (101 mins.)
Director: Frieder Wittich
 
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
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This drama focuses on three very different siblings, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian... (115 mins.)
Director: Oskar Roehler
 
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Summer of '04 (2006)
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At 40, Miriam radiates serene beauty and tranquility, a confidence and self-assurance as vast as the sea close to her summer home... (97 mins.)
Director: Stefan Krohmer
 
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Hardcover (2008)
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Christopher, 31, tolerably good-looking but frustrated single and proud owner of a little Renault car... (88 mins.)
 
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If It Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (2002)
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A group of rather slap dash builders are rather imaginative at solving what problems come their way... (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Thorwarth
 
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Soul Kitchen (2009)
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In Hamburg, German-Greek chef Zinos unknowingly disturbs the peace in his locals-only restaurant by hiring a more talented chef. (99 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
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An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin. (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Ole Gerster
 
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Generation War (2013 Mini-Series)
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Five friends go out to war and promise each other to be back for Christmas. (270 mins.)
 
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St. Pauli Nacht (1999)
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Cabby Robby drives in and around St.Pauli, Hamburg, from sunset to sunrise. He is surrounded by stories of the night. (95 mins.)
Director: Sönke Wortmann
 
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Rossini (1997)
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Jakob Windisch has written THE number one bestselling novel. Since he is very shy, no-one has seen him... (114 mins.)
Director: Helmut Dietl
 
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Life Is Not for Cowards (2012)
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A family struggles to come to terms with the death of the mother and the illness of the grandmother. (98 mins.)
Director: André Erkau
 
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The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)
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The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, Bai Dan, embarks on a journey in search of his real self. (105 mins.)
 
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Weißt was geil wär...?! (2007)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Mike Marzuk
 
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Jud Süß (1940)
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Duke Karl Alexander of Württemberg begins his reign promising to rule with loyalty and honesty, but the treasurer Süß Oppenheimer corrupts him, causing the citizens to complain and pushing Württemberg to the brink of civil war. (98 mins.)
Director: Veit Harlan
 
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Das Fest des Huhnes (1992)
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A hilarious spoof on ethnological documentaries: an African TV team comes to the Austrian province to document the strange behavior of the natives... (55 mins.)
 
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Short Sharp Shock (1998)
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Three friends get caught in a life of major crime. (100 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
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Grave Decisions (2006)
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Marcus H. Rosenmüller's first feature movie deals with a boy thinking that he is responsible for his mother's... (104 mins.)
 
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Love Steaks (2013)
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Luxury hotel. Luxury clientele. Irritable staff. A couple who might fall in love, or they might leave their relationship in its raw state - like the titular steaks. (89 mins.)
Director: Jakob Lass