With Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? (2021)

150 min | Drama

7.0
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85 Metascore

A chance encounter on a street corner has Lisa and Giorgi fall in love at first sight, but an evil spell is cast on them. Will they ever meet again?

Director: Aleksandre Koberidze | Stars: Ani Karseladze, Giorgi Bochorishvili, Oliko Barbakadze, Giorgi Ambroladze

Votes: 1,282

2. Hagazussa (2017)

102 min | Drama, Horror

5.8
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72 Metascore

Paranoia & Superstition in 15th Century Europe.

Director: Lukas Feigelfeld | Stars: Aleksandra Cwen, Celina Peter, Claudia Martini, Tanja Petrovsky

Votes: 5,953 | Gross: $0.01M

3. Nico (2021)

79 min | Drama

5.9
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Nico enjoys the summer in Berlin with her best friend Rosa until a racist attack pulls her out of her carefree everyday life. Traumatized by the crime, the geriatric nurse decides never to ... See full summary »

Director: Eline Gehring | Stars: Sara Fazilat, Javeh Asefdjah, Sara Klimoska, Brigitte Kramer

Votes: 49

4. Liebeskind (2005)

85 min | Drama

5.8
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A rebellious 17-year-old girl reunites with her physician father, years after he left the family. What initially started off as a healthy bonding process between the two eventually inadvertently turns into uncomfortable sexual attraction.

Director: Jeanette Wagner | Stars: Anna Fischer, Lutz Blochberger, Radik Golovkov, Viviane Bartsch

Votes: 186

5. A Fish Swimming Upside Down (2020)

103 min | Drama

6.4
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Andrea, a woman without a past, is the object of both Philipp's and his son's desire. A love triangle filled with expectations, longing and fears leaves open the speculation of who knows what about whom.

Director: Eliza Petkova | Stars: Nina Schwabe, Henning Kober, Theo Trebs, Anna Manolova

Votes: 88

6. Black Panther (2014)

79 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A film about two siblings, Emilie and Jakob, about their deep love for each other, as well as their own happiness. Two things that do not always coincide.

Director: Samuel Perriard | Stars: Lucy Wirth, Ole Jacobs, Jonas Hien, Eric Gagg

Votes: 170

7. Is This Fate? (1979)

117 min | Documentary

8.0
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Irene ist 48 Jahre alt und lässt sich nach 20 Jahren scheiden. Sie lebt mit ihren Kindern in einem der Hochhäuser im Berliner Märkischen Viertel. Ihr Ehemann lebt seit der Scheidung im ... See full summary »

Director: Helga Reidemeister

Votes: 29

8. Violently Happy (2016)

90 min | Documentary

5.1
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A sensual and intimate experience about a group of postmodern Berliners, looking for new ways of living, loving and experimenting with sexual fantasies.

Director: Paola Calvo

Votes: 116

9. Talking About the Weather (2022)

89 min | Drama

7.0
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A woman who is trying to balance her career, relationship affair, family life and individual freedom.

Director: Annika Pinske | Stars: Anne Schäfer, Judith Hofmann, Marcel Kohler, Anne-Kathrin Gummich

Votes: 26

10. Der Samurai (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Set in a small German village, a bloody game of cat-and-mouse ensues between a young, straight-shooting police officer and a cross-dressing villain with a large sword and a predilection for beheadings.

Director: Till Kleinert | Stars: Michel Diercks, Pit Bukowski, Uwe Preuss, Ulrike Hanke-Hänsch

Votes: 1,593

11. Fado (I) (2016)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Young doctor Fabian travels to Lisbon to win back his ex-girlfriend Doro. While the two of them are gradually getting closer again they are being haunted by their fears. Fabian's jealousy once again puts their relationship to the test.

Director: Jonas Rothlaender | Stars: Golo Euler, Luise Heyer, Albano Jerónimo, Pirjo Lonka

Votes: 257

12. Whispers Behind the Wall (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller

5.7
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Shy law student Martin falls for his mysterious landlady, who lives next door behind a thin wall. While trying to find out if she's responsible for the disappearance of the previous tenant, Martin experiences the horror of his first love.

Director: Grzegorz Muskala | Stars: Vincent Redetzki, Katharina Heyer, Florian Panzner, Niels Bormann

Votes: 339

13. Paul Is Dead (2000)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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A pupil finds out that Paul McCartney died early and the public had not been informed at all.

Director: Henk Handloegten | Stars: Sebastian Urzendowsky, Martin Reinhold, Vasko Scholz, Myriam Abeillon

Votes: 341

14. Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (2017)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

6.6
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A bourgeois dog and former filmmaker confesses how he became four-legged by failing in love, apple-picking and revolution. A political comedy with magic twists.

Director: Julian Radlmaier | Stars: Julian Radlmaier, Deragh Campbell, Beniamin Forthi, Kyung-Taek Lie

Votes: 471

15. Elisa (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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'Elisa' portrays the claustrophobic and extremely painful relationship between nine year old Elisa and her mother.

Director: Kristina Shtubert | Stars: Anastasia Triller, Susanne Wuest

Votes: 5

16. Love Film (2018)

82 min | Comedy

6.1
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Lenz is a Kreuzberg layabout: funny, charming, imaginative, and incapable of making decisions. When he and Ira become a couple, the two spend a carefree summer together - until Ira makes it... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bohrer | Stars: Eric Klotzsch, Lana Cooper, Gerdy Zint, Hartmut Becker

Votes: 100

17. 1986 (2019)

77 min | Drama

5.8
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Elena is a student in Minsk, Belarus. She has a passionate but increasingly difficult relationship with her boyfriend Victor. When her father is arrested, she has to continue his illegal ... See full summary »

Director: Lothar Herzog | Stars: Anna Anisenko, Ruslan Chernetskiy, Igor Denisov, Aleksey Filimonov

Votes: 52

18. The Strange Little Cat (2013)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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80 Metascore

A family in a house, and a chain of events that take place, on an ordinary evening that they plan to have dinner with relatives.

Director: Ramon Zürcher | Stars: Jenny Schily, Anjorka Strechel, Mia Kasalo, Luk Pfaff

Votes: 973

19. Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot (2007– )

15 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Space pilot Ijon Tichy, travels in his three-room-rocket together with his holographic and/or hallucinogenic colleague Halluzinelle and the ugly dog-like extraterrestrial being Mel. The conflicts between the bad feelings of Halluzinelle about the stubbornness of the space pilot always end up in difficult situations in which it is the mission to find the most irritating solution as possible.

Stars: Oliver Jahn, Nora Tschirner, Peter Princz, Jan Mixsa

Votes: 712

20. Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017)

86 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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On the stage of her high school drama class 17-year-old Sarah gives it all. When she performs, there is an instant of suspense in which she appears to transform completely into her ... See full summary »

Director: Katharina Wyss | Stars: Loane Balthasar, Michel Voïta, Manuela Biedermann, Annina Walt

Votes: 377

21. Aren't You Happy? (2019)

80 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A girl roams through the city looking for a place to sleep, but between yoga studios, art galleries and the beds of strangers there is no space for her. A post-modern comedy in pink and blue.

Director: Susanne Heinrich | Stars: Marie Rathscheck, Nicolai Borger, Malte Bündgen, Dax Constantine

Votes: 400

22. The Stranger in Me (2008)

99 min | Drama

6.7
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A young couple in love: Rebecca (32) and her boyfriend Julian (34) are expecting their first child and are full of pleasant expectation. As Rebecca gives birth to a healthy boy their luck ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Atef | Stars: Susanne Wolff, Johann von Bülow, Maren Kroymann, Hans Diehl

Votes: 349

23. Stories from the Chestnut Woods (2019)

81 min | Drama

6.5
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In a decaying forest on the Yugoslav-Italian border in the years after World War II, a stingy, old carpenter and a lonely, young chestnut seller share imaginative memories of the past as ... See full summary »

Director: Gregor Bozic | Stars: Massimo De Francovich, Ivana Roscic, Giusi Merli, Tomi Janezic

Votes: 421

24. Jiyan (2019)

71 min | Drama

6.0
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Syrian refugees arrive in Berlin. The dream quickly starts falling apart.

Director: Süheyla Schwenk | Stars: Halima Ilter, Füsun Demirel, Baran Sükrü Babacan, Nizam Namidar

Votes: 43

25. The Last to See Them (2019)

79 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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Amidst the sun-bleached fields of southern Italy, a farming family's isolated existence becomes besieged by a sinister destiny.

Director: Sara Summa | Stars: Massimiliano Bossa, Mauro de Felice, Michela Imperatore, Canio Lancellotti

Votes: 77

26. Petting Zoo (2015)

93 min | Drama

6.4
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Layla, a young 17 year old school girl, is just like any other. She's bright, comfortable with her body and surroundings but like most girls her age, she does not know what to do with her ... See full summary »

Director: Micah Magee | Stars: Devon Keller, Austin Chatillon-Reed, Deztiny Gonzales, Jocko Sims

Votes: 235

27. Interferenz (2014)

47 min | Drama

6.4
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On a plane island where a cold wind blows over the paltry landscape and a few mighty concrete buildings rise into the sky, lies the work-colony #191286. Piwonka is a migrant workers who are forced to work here.

Director: Lukas Feigelfeld | Stars: Erol Nowak, Christoph F. Krutzler, Janina Isabell Batoly, Aleksandra Cwen

Votes: 20

28. A Proletarian Winter's Tale (2014)

Not Rated | 64 min | Comedy

6.4
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A formalist comedy which follows three young Georgians cleaning a German art collector's castle, crashing a high-society party and fantasizing unlikely historical allegories- a fairy tale about class relations.

Director: Julian Radlmaier | Stars: Natja Bakhtadze, Aleksandre Koberidze, Ilia Korkashvili, Lars Rudolph

Votes: 186

29. Cowboy (I) (2008)

35 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Real estate agent Christian travels the countryside scouting for investment prospects. In a forgotten, seemingly abandoned village far off the main roads, he finds more than he is looking ... See full summary »

Director: Till Kleinert | Stars: Oliver Scherz, Pit Bukowski, Isabelle Höpfner

Votes: 506

30. Berlin Is in Germany (2001)

99 min | Drama

7.1
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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

Director: Hannes Stöhr | Stars: Jörg Schüttauf, Julia Jäger, Robin Becker, Robert Lohr

Votes: 1,134

31. The Components of Love (2019)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Sophie and Georg once loved each other, but they are now split up. A laconic portrait of a modern patchwork family that plays out before a front door in Berlin. A serious comedy about separation, interspersed with Schlager music.

Director: Miriam Bliese | Stars: Birte Schnöink, Ole Lagerpusch, Andreas Döhler, Justus Fischer

Votes: 73

32. Thirty (2019)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.0
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'Dreissig' (German for 'thirty') portrays 24 hours in the life of five Berlin friends nearing thirty, all more or less suffering from a quarterlife crisis while celebrating the birthday of one of them.

Director: Simona Kostova | Stars: Henner Borchers, Övünç Güvenisik, Pascal Houdus, Raha Emami Khansari

Votes: 262

33. Schmetterlinge (1988)

57 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Bertram von Boxberg, Lena Boehncke, Dieter Oberholz, Uwe Helfrich

Votes: 61

34. Limbo (VIII) (2014)

80 min | Drama

5.7
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In a small town in rural Denmark, adolescent Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its protagonists as in their surroundings.

Director: Anna Sofie Hartmann | Stars: Annika Nuka Matthiasen, Sofia Nolsøe Mikkelsen, Laura Gustafsen, Sarai Randzorff

Votes: 77

35. Nordland (2014)

102 min | Drama

6.3
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Eleni is abruptly left alone by her girlfriend during a trip to Norway. In order to find her lost love, she will embark on a journey far beyond the Arctic Circle.

Director: Ingo J. Biermann | Stars: Odine Johne, Maren Hoff, John Sigurd Kristensen, Burri-Taka Bolalima

Votes: 25

36. Baby Bitchka (2020)

62 min | Drama

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Sasha, crazy, sexy, alcoholic, 23, meets Alex crazy, sexy, alcoholic, 60. What starts as a fast-pace game ends in a trip of self-hatred and despair.

Director: Anna Maria Roznowska | Stars: Romina Küper, Michael Thomas, Jürgen Lehmann, Benjamin Lutzke

37. Sexy Sadie (1996)

92 min | Crime

6.1
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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 »

Director: Matthias Glasner | Stars: Corinna Harfouch, Jürgen Vogel, Thomas Heinze, Richy Müller

Votes: 133

38. Second Thoughts (2021)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Marie, early thirties, gets a wedding proposal from her boyfriend Julian. Overwhelmed, she goes for the honest way: She has to think about it. On the countryside, she tries to clear her ... See full summary »

Director: Zora Rux | Stars: Konstantin Bez, Henriette Confurius, Valentin Erb, Thomas Fränzel

Votes: 25

39. Beat Beat Beat (2013 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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15-year old Fabian feels an irritating attraction towards Jakob, who gets bullied by Fabians ballsy friends Bene and Richard. Fabian doesn't put a stop on it until one night the aggression escalates.

Director: Christin Freitag | Stars: Johannes Gäde, Tilman Pörzgen, Jan-David Bürger, Til Schindler

Votes: 89

40. The Inextinguishable Fire (1969)

25 min | War, Short

6.7
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Short film which explores the origins of napalm, it's use in the Vietnam war, and it's evil effects on society.

Director: Harun Farocki | Stars: Gerd Volker Bussäus, Harun Farocki, Caroline Gremm, Hanspeter Krüger

Votes: 308

41. Tango (2011 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Jens and Milena are young and looking for the right path for their love. The classical model of marriage and fidelity seem obsolete to them. The families they observe around them are all ... See full summary »

Director: Miriam Bliese | Stars: Ludwig Blochberger, Eva Kessler, Paul Faßnacht, Nicole Ernst

Votes: 7

42. Surprise! (1995)

6 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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While his lover is sleeping, a man assembles around her a Rube Goldberg collection of malevolent-looking implements. Then he leaves and lights the fuse . . .

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Max Tidof, Yutah Lorenz, Timothy Klein

Votes: 235

43. Whispers of War (2021)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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A Kurdish man, working in Berlin as a teacher, tries to reconnect with his sister in the war zone back home and joins a group of activists bringing attention to the crisis. .

Director: Florian Hoffmann | Stars: Hadi Khanjanpour, Kristin Suckow, Zübeyde Bulut, Vedat Erincin

Votes: 16

44. My Sweet Home (2001)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Berlin, A Polterabend (i.e. a party on the eve of a marriage) is taking place in a café. An American has persuaded his German friend to marry him, after just one month of knowing each other... See full summary »

Director: Filippos Tsitos | Stars: Harvey Friedman, Nadja Uhl, Mario Mentrup, Mehdi Nebbou

Votes: 98

45. Close (2004)

84 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Marcus Lenz | Stars: Christoph Bach, Jule Böwe, Julia Richter, Julia Jäger

Votes: 72

46. A Spectre Is Haunting Europe (2013)

46 min | Comedy

5.1
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Berlin, a summer in the age of neoliberalism: the spectre of the soviet avant-garde is haunting the city. A young Georgian contract-worker is surprised to find the ghost of the Russian ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Radlmaier | Star: Zurab Rtveliasvili

Votes: 104

47. The Road to God Knows Where (1990)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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Documentary of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' 1989 tour of America.

Director: Uli M. Schüppel | Stars: Blixa Bargeld, Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Rayner Jesson

Votes: 206

48. The Invisible Film (2017)

96 min | Comedy

7.9
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The famous director Sandro is shooting invisible films with faith in the purity of his work. Having promised the leading role of his new film to his big love, he has to face the fact that there is nothing to see in his film.

Director: Anton Gonopolski | Stars: Adolfo Assor, David Bennent, Lutz Blochberger, Vlad Chiriac

Votes: 12

49. Porno!Melo!Drama! (2007)

79 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Heesook Sohn | Stars: Franziska Petri, Jale Arikan, Young Mi Park, Matthias Koeberlin

Votes: 34

50. Notes of Berlin (2020)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Mariejosephin Schneider | Stars: Andrea Sawatzki, Paul Boche, Tom Lass, Anne Müller

Votes: 21


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