As Tobias, a young director, supposes that his girl-friend Ellen had an affair with his brother Markus, front man of "Hansen", one year ago, he decides to shoot a documentary about the ... 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 »
David, a recently fired scrapyard worker and Marie, a prostitute, both about 20 years old, meet on New Year's Eve in Berlin and decide to run away together. As David's arm is plastered from... See full summary »
Shy, sensitive gymnasium (high school)-outsider Jakob Moormann is miserably lacking immaterial support at home, where his strict father, uniformed cop Claas, and selfish mother are too busy... See full summary »
Wotan Wilke Möhring,
Edgar, a convicted serial killer, is told by the female prison doctor that he will die of a brain tumor within days. Holding her hostage he manages to escape intending to quietly enjoy his ... See full summary »
This is a family story that covers thirty years in the life of the Freytag family (narrated by the grandson, Robert). When his grandfather returns from Russia in 1949, he becomes part of ... See full summary »
A German couple with a teenage son struggling with their marriage has moved to Kirkenes in the far North of Norway to save their relationship, in an exciting environment where the sun doesn't go down during night at summertime, and where two months of winter have no daylight. Then a horrific accident occurs, when the fabulous Northern lights distracts her while driving home after a night shift, ands she hits something with the car. Thinking it was an animal, she is shocked when she realizes it was a girl she ran over. But no-one has seen her, and no-one knows. The couple agree upon not telling anyone about who is responsible, and the secret blows new spike into their relationship. But can this go on like this? Written by
Life is full of decisions we regret. So while the inciting incident in this case seems a bit stretched (considering who was involved and what the person did after it, held up against the job said character has and what that person is generally doing), it is only human. As is error of course and therefor this should be something you should be able to understand.
The movie does not take the usual path in some cases (relationship between Vogels character and his wife and others who are interacting with those two) and you may feel a little but cheated in some situations. Overall the drama is not amplified or enhanced whatever the cost may be. You'll either find that a good strategy or weak. The location is a very big part of it all and it plays into the living and everything else in the movie. A drama that is more subtle that you might think, with great performances
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