Based on the childhood memories of actor Michael Degen, the movie deals with the everyday struggle to survive as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany. As his father had died in 1940 after being ... See full summary »
During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »
In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.
On the first day of a new school year, the over-strained teacher Andrea tells her best friend and colleague Katja that she will quit her job. But a dramatic incident with a pupil shatters the lives of Drea, Katja and their pupils forever.
Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' ... See full summary »
Roland Suso Richter
Nora von Waldstätten,
Based on the childhood memories of actor Michael Degen, the movie deals with the everyday struggle to survive as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany. As his father had died in 1940 after being released from the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Michael and his mother fear to be deported themselves. They manage to live in Berlin with false names and faked papers, hidden by several, often broken, people... Written by