Berlin, the Romantic Era. Young poet Heinrich wishes to conquer the inevitability of death through love, yet is unable to convince his skeptical cousin Marie to join him in a suicide pact. ... See full summary »
Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days - far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose bourgeois ... See full summary »
A portrait of Rita, who claims that her mother was never a mother for her. Rita gives birth to her own six children and forces her mother to take the role of a mother for her grandchildren as she never did that for Rita.
After a flirtation in a store looking for the imposter Frank is taken and to be behind bars. Free again, he tries to earn money in an honest way. One day, he meets the woman from the store ... See full summary »
not sure though if the movie would appeal to international audiences. So many delicious subtleties might very well depend on original language and cultural context being understood.
This film is about defense mechanisms kicking in after a blow, namely a fraudulent husband killing himself and his wife subsequently trying to recreate the life she's been hoping to live, by means of ignorance. Or maybe not ...
Deeply human, original, wonderfully told and supremely cast. Haven't felt that well entertained in years. Really mean it.
Big round of applause, to writers, actors and production. Loved it!
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