German language films

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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.)
 
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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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Ecstasy (1933)
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion... (82 mins.)
Director: Gustav Machatý
 
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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.)
 
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Martha (1974 TV Movie)
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A single woman in her early thirties, Martha (Margit Carstensen) is on vacation with her father in Rome when he has a heart attack and falls down dead... (116 mins.)
 
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The Red Cockatoo (2006)
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A coming-of-age story set in Germany in the 1960s. Siggi becomes involved in a love triangle when he falls for Luise, but the tightening political climate forces him to make a fateful decision. (128 mins.)
Director: Dominik Graf
 
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Marlene (2000)
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The movie follows the life and personality of the famous actress Marlene Dietrich. (132 mins.)
 
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I Am the Other Woman (2006)
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Successful architect Robert has a one-night stand with a mysterious lady in red. The next day they meet again... (104 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
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Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
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Geliebte Clara (2008)
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A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann. (107 mins.)
 
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Das Dreimäderlhaus (1958)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
 
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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
 
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Mostly Martha (2001)
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When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn 8-year-old niece, the tensions between them mount... until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood. (109 mins.)
 
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The Tin Drum (1979)
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In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out. (142 mins.)
 
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Mephisto (1981)
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A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance... (144 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
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Pandora's Box (1929)
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. (109 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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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
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In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. (121 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Becker
 
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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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The Edukators (2004)
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Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home. (127 mins.)
 
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Anatomy (2000)
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Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body... (103 mins.)
 
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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
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Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name... (125 mins.)
 
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
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A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose. (120 mins.)
Director: Marc Rothemund
 
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4 Minutes (2006)
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An elderly piano teacher trains a young convict at a women's penitentiary. (112 mins.)
Director: Chris Kraus
 
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Taxi zum Klo (1980)
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Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films... (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Ripploh
 
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The Holy Land of Tyrol (2010)
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The film tells the story of Katharina who has to escape from Bavaria to Tyrol together with her husband... (123 mins.)
 
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My Prince. My King. (2011)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Ciril Braem
 
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Being Kosher (2010 Documentary)
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Jews who want to live kosher not only have to learn the religious rules of every day life. They also... (89 mins.)
Director: Ruth Olshan
 
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The Fire (2011)
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After an evening out, the 35-year-old, self-confident Judith is raped on her way home. She fights with... (97 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
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Unter dem Eis (2005)
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Aelrun Goette's critically acclaimed drama deals with a fatal mother-son relationship and the fear of a bitter truth... (92 mins.)
Director: Aelrun Goette
 
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Fly Away (2012)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Bernd Böhlich
 
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Vergeßt Mozart (1985)
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In the dead of night, a few hours after Mozart's death, the usual suspects (Konstanze, Salieri, van Swieten... (92 mins.)
Director: Miloslav Luther
 
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Faust (2011)
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A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman. (140 mins.)
 
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Day of the Idiots (1981)
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Story of a mentally unstable woman who goes into an institution. (110 mins.)
 
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Bildnis einer Trinkerin. Aller jamais retour (1979)
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A woman given to us as a "trinkerin" is having a special tour in Berlin, she bought herself a single way ticket, and start drinking everywhere she can.... (108 mins.)
Director: Ulrike Ottinger
 
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Summer in Berlin (2005)
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A tragicomic movie which focuses on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin... (107 mins.)
Director: Andreas Dresen
 
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Sind denn alle Männer Schweine? (2010 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
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The Rose King (1986)
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A mentally unstable woman and her son move to a sprawling mansion in Portugal to grow roses. (106 mins.)
 
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Laputa (1986)
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(92 mins.)