This documentary follows the story of young men from North Korea, who are learning and studying in the 1950s in the German Democratic Republic. There they are falling in love with German ... See full summary »
A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.
Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson,
Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir,
Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson
The action comedy is set in 1944. Hitler appears in it as physically and mentally destroyed person who takes the advice of Goebbels in the actor-teacher of Jewish concentration camp for ... See full summary »
In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre - heavy metal - has impacted the world's cultures beyond Europe and ... See full summary »
The GET THRASHED journey begins in the early 80s, where Metallica and several other bands laid the groundwork for what would become a lasting impression on the face of heavy metal music. ... See full summary »
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Steve 'Lips' Kudlow,
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country with a very strong social cohesion and the unprecedented admiration of the people for their leader, which is absolutely unique and ... See full summary »
"The film is supposed to be a portrait of the lives of the people from Wacken, what they do for living and how they think about these five days when more than 60.000 (75.000 in 2007) long haired, evil looking "metalheadz" conquer their small untouched world. As I said, it is supposed to be...." (from the previous post) In my opinion this is a fundamental misunderstanding about the nature of movies in general and this precious piece of documentary especially. Did the director hold a press conference before the filming began, where she stated something along the lines of "my movie will be a portrait of the lives of the people from Wacken, what they do for a living and how they think..."? We must not confuse our own expectations with somebody else's supposed intentions. The very essence of every piece of art is its non-explicitness! This movie is so full of rich observations beyond the ordinary TV crap that probably would never have been possible had the director taken a more "investigative" approach, e.g. stalking people with "how do you feel about this and that" kind of questions. What the previous poster does not seem to be aware of: Sometimes not asking too eagerly might be the only way to get an honest answer.
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