The Edukators (2004) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Berlin student Jule is hoplessly indebted due to an accident she caused, uninsuredly hitting a rich businessman's limousine. Evicted from her flat she moves in with her boyfrend Peter and soon learns that Peter and his flatmate, Jan, are breaking into luxurious mansions at night. Instead of stealing or vandalizing, though, they carefully and ornately rearrange furniture and valulables and leave obscure messages. Jule convinces Jan, who has a crush on her, to pay a visit to the villa of her creditor.

    - Written by Armin Ortmann {armin@sfb288.math.tu-berlin.de}
  • The film "The Edukadors" follows three idealistic activists living in present day Germany. When Jule gets evicted and is forced to move in with her boyfriend Peter and his slightly aloof introverted roommate Jan, she finds out about Jan and Peter's secret identity. this finding leads the three into a chain of dangerous events which leaves them as a love triangle. Brilliantly filmed and written. It's very rare that character's can develop fully in a film. The Edukadors presents three people trying to get by in a corrupt world.

    - Written by DFlow
  • In Germany, Jan and Peter are best friends and revolutionary activists calling themselves "Edukators". They use to mess the interior of fancy mansions while the owners are traveling on vacation as a form of protesting against the system. Peter's girlfriend Jule is full of debts and needs to return her apartment to the landlord. Jan helps her to paint the place while Peter is traveling to Spain, and Jule discloses to him in confidence that she had an accident with her Golf in the highway, hitting the Mercedez Benz of a powerful executive called Hardenberg. After the trial, she needs to pay almost 100,000 Euros along eight years. Jule convinces Jan to "visit" the Hardenberg's mansion with her to revenge, but the executive unexpectedly returns, surprises them and they are forced to kidnap him. The trio needs to decide the destiny of Hardenberg.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

    - Written by Anonymous


A wealthy family comes home from vacation to find their home has been broken into. Nothing has been stolen...

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