The 22 most important movies from East Germany since 1990 - Die Zeit

http://www.zeit.de/2013/06/Kino-Ostdeutschland A list by German newspaper "Die Zeit". Every director can only have one movie on the lists. No TV shows.
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1.
Grill Point (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two pairs, each married for quite a long time, are living in a small east German town. The film focuses... (111 mins.)
Director: Andreas Dresen
 
2.
The Architects (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative... (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Kahane
 
3.
Sun Alley (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to... (101 mins.)
 
4.
Go Trabi Go (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car... (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Timm
 
5.
Verriegelte Zeit (1990 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Filmmaker Sibylle Schoenemann, imprisoned by the GDR in 1984, was released to the FRG after having West Germany literally buy her freedom... (94 mins.)
 
6.
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly. (114 mins.)
Director: Michael Schorr
 
7.
Novemberkind (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(95 mins.)
 
8.
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
9.
Distant Lights (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many... (105 mins.)
 
10.
Paths in the Night (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An unemployed ex-bureaucrat by day becomes mentor to two young vigilantes at night. (98 mins.)
 
11.
Wir können auch anders... (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two brothers both of which can neither read nor write making their way across Germany in order to claim to their inheritance... (92 mins.)
Director: Detlev Buck
 
12.
Wittstock, Wittstock (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(117 mins.)
Director: Volker Koepp
 
13.
12 heißt: Ich liebe dich (2007 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Connie Walther
 
14.
Netto (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Follows the lives of an unemployed drunk and his son as they struggle to adapt to each other. (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Thalheim
 
15.
Das Land hinter dem Regenbogen (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This harsh yet poetic critique of Stalinism in East Germany centers on the mythical village of Stalina in 1953... (89 mins.)
Director: Herwig Kipping
 
16.
Barbara (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. (105 mins.)
 
17.
Boxhagener Platz (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Feature adaptation of Torsten Schulz's novel set in East Berlin in 1968. (103 mins.)
 
18.
The Tower (2012 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A look at Communist East Germany in its final decade. The story unfolds in 1982, when the cracks in... (180 mins.)
 
19.
The Lives of Others (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
 
20.
Stau - Jetzt geht's los (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(84 mins.)
Director: Thomas Heise
 
21.
No Place to Go (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Flanders, a famous female author, travels 1989 after the fall of the Berlin wall into the German capitol... (110 mins.)
Director: Oskar Roehler
 
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“ Actually the last part of this documentation "…dann leben sie noch heute" (2008) ” - Melvelet