With Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Trouble with Being Born (2020)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Elli is an android programmed with memories that mean everything to her owner but nothing to her. The story of a machine and the ghosts we all carry within us.

Director: Sandra Wollner | Stars: Lena Watson, Dominik Warta, Ingrid Burkhard, Jana McKinnon

Votes: 582

2. Two Mothers (2013)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

5.6
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Katja and Isabella are happily married and feel the time is right to have a child. As the weeks and months pass by, it becomes clear that the process will be far more fraught than either were prepared for.

Director: Anne Zohra Berrached | Stars: Karina Plachetka, Sabine Wolf, Florian Weber, Maarten Van Santen

Votes: 535

3. Dark Blue Girl (2017)

103 min | Drama

6.6
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Two years after Hannah and Jimmy's break up, the pair unexpectedly falls head over heels for each other again when selling their holiday home on a little volcanic island in the Aegean. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mascha Schilinski | Stars: Helena Zengel, Karsten Mielke, Artemis Chalkidou

Votes: 207

4. For Miriam (2009)

58 min | Drama

6.7
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Karen, a maths teacher, finds herself involved in a traffic accident for which she is not to blame. The accident causes the death of a girl on a scooter. Although innocent, the young woman ... See full summary »

Director: Lars-Gunnar Lotz | Stars: Franziska Petri, Vincent Redetzki, Kai Scheve, Regina Gisbertz

Votes: 40

5. A Small Cut (2020)

9 min | Short, Comedy

8.0
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The uptight Jewish financial director of a magnificent baroque building is suddenly forced to persuade his hot-headed young boss to let himself be circumcised.

Director: Marleen Valien | Stars: Josephine Thiesen, Konrad Singer, Louis Hofmann, Stella Markert

Votes: 31

6. The Present (III) (2014)

PG | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present.

Director: Jacob Frey | Stars: Quinn Nealy, Samantha Brown, Paul Bürger, Katrin von Chamier

Votes: 2,307

7. Swimming (2018)

101 min | Drama

5.8
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'Swimming' or 'Schwimmen'(OT) is the story of Elisa and Anthea, two most different girls, whose friendship gives them orientation and stability in the most difficult time of their young ... See full summary »

Director: Luzie Loose | Stars: Stephanie Amarell, Lisa Vicari, Alexandra Finder, Jonathan Berlin

Votes: 100

8. 24 Weeks (2016)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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At work, Astrid is admired by her fans as a famous cabaret artist and privately a second child is on the road to complete her family happiness. But her world is turned upside down overnight... See full summary »

Director: Anne Zohra Berrached | Stars: Julia Jentsch, Bjarne Mädel, Johanna Gastdorf, Emilia Pieske

Votes: 1,652

9. Gefangen im Paradies (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure

4.9
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In this survival thriller, a family's island holiday becomes a trip into hell. After her husband passes away tragically, Anna takes her teenage son Max to a resort getaway. When a ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Felix Herzogenrath | Stars: Anna Loos, Bernhard Piesk, Mika Seidel, Sahajak Boonthanakit

Votes: 52

10. Inspektion (2018)

8 min | Short

3.8
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Director: Zornitsa Dimitrova | Stars: Enrique Fiß, Jonas Fürstenau

Votes: 6

11. Offline: Are You Ready for the Next Level? (2016)

91 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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In turbulent action comedy OFFLINE, champion gamer Jan (Moritz Jahn) has to fight for his digital identity, winning back his real life as well.

Director: Florian Schnell | Stars: Moritz Jahn, Mala Emde, Ugur Ekeroglu, David Schütter

Votes: 740

12. Above and Below (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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77 Metascore

From Mars to Earth and underneath. Above and Below is a rough and rhythmic roller coaster ride seating five survivors in their daily hustle through an apocalyptic world. A journey of ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Steiner | Stars: Edward Cardenas, Cynthia Goodwin, Richard F. Ethredge, April Davis

Votes: 418

13. Geister, die ich rief (2012)

38 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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Johanna believes to find happiness and security in her family live with husband and daughter. But facing her unfulfilled desire disturbs Johanna's serenity.

Director: Lena Knauss | Stars: Lisa Carlehed, Claudia Onn, Ola Rapace, Stephan Szasz

Votes: 18

14. Oh Sheep! (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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An animated short film about two flocks of sheep and their shepherds who are at odds with one another and attempting to keep them separated.

Director: Gottfried Mentor

Votes: 221

15. Masel Tov Cocktail (2020)

30 min | Short

8.4
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A Russian-Jewish teenager Dima gets into a school fight, and then breaks the fourth wall and passionately and ferociously talks about his views, and about the hypocritically tolerant way in which his world works.

Directors: Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch | Stars: Alexander Wertmann, Mateo Wansing Lorrio, Gwentsche Kollewijn, Liudmyla Vasylieva

Votes: 81

16. The Day I Was Not Born (2010)

94 min | Drama

6.8
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During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, ... See full summary »

Director: Florian Cossen | Stars: Jessica Schwarz, Michael Gwisdek, Rafael Ferro, Beatriz Spelzini

Votes: 818

17. Jagon (2016)

20 min | Short, Action, Adventure

8.1
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An old hunter finds the lost rosary of a mysterious Saracenic princess, which keeps an old secret power.

Director: M.E.G. | Stars: Halit Dajdzo, Lin Gothoni, Mustafa A. Kuzu, Giannis Ziogos

Votes: 61

18. Teenage Angst (2008)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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At an elite private boarding school, four students form a clique to sneak out of school after hours, to meet, drink and play. Trying to escape the golden cage, which their wealthy parents ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Franz Dinda, Niklas Kohrt, Janusz Kocaj, Michael Ginsburg

Votes: 383

19. No Regrets (2001)

104 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A recent high school grad still pines for an old classmate, and devises a stunt to get her attention.

Director: Benjamin Quabeck | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Jessica Schwarz, Marie-Lou Sellem, Denis Moschitto

Votes: 1,254

20. Wir sind die Flut (2016)

84 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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On the coastline of Windholm one morning 15 years ago the ocean just disappeared. Since then the emptiness has been raising questions and anxiety. The cause of the phenomenon remains ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Hilger | Stars: Max Mauff, Lana Cooper, Gro Swantje Kohlhof, Roland Koch

Votes: 398

21. Kronos. End and Beginning (2008)

87 min | Drama

4.9
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A desperate family on its way to self-destruction - a drama about struggling generations, "Kronos" becomes an absurd symbol of the recurrent process of perishing and new beginnings.

Director: Olav F. Wehling | Stars: Klaus Grünberg, Isolde Barth, Sergej Moya, Sonja Meret Grüntzig

Votes: 13

22. Novemberkind (2008)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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Novemberkind a film by Christian Schwochow with Anna Maria Mühe, Ulrich Matthes from the year 2008.

Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Anna Maria Mühe, Ulrich Matthes, Christine Schorn, Hermann Beyer

Votes: 464

23. Fass mich an (2003)

39 min | Short, Drama

3.5
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Karin and Thomas, a middle-aged couple with a small daughter seems to be very happy and gets along well. But there is a problem, she is very beautiful and sexy, but sexually dissatisfied. ... See full summary »

Director: Carsten Unger | Stars: Stefanie Höner, Jens Roth, Lissy Lossien, Antje Schmiele

Votes: 13

24. Akumi (2005)

8 min | Short, Horror

6.6
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Director: Moritz Mohr | Stars: Linda Chang, Julia Haacke, Benjamin Karalic, Ismene Schell

Votes: 63

25. Live Stream (2010)

46 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Jens Wischnewski | Stars: Matthias Brandt, Joachim Kappl, David Liske, Konstantin Marsch

Votes: 47

26. Five Years (2013)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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How Murat Kurnaz ended up in Guantanamo Bay is a mysterious story. 5 YEARS investigates the psychological aspect of this endless and unjustified "imprisonment" where Kurnaz had to endure never ending physical and psychological torture.

Director: Stefan Schaller | Stars: Sascha Alexander Gersak, Ben Miles, Marc Hodapp, Özkan Akdogan

Votes: 696

27. Dance with the Devil (2008)

5 min | Short

8.5
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Director: Viola Baldwin

Votes: 48

28. Faith (2010)

88 min | Drama

6.2
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The fates of three German-born Muslims in Berlin collide as they struggle to find their place between faith and modern life in contemporary western society, caught at a crossroads where ... See full summary »

Director: Burhan Qurbani | Stars: Carlo Ljubek, Jerry Hoffmann, Maryam Zaree, Marija Skaricic

Votes: 380

29. Tala'Vision (2021)

27 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Murad Abu Eisheh | Stars: Ziad Bakri, Aesha Balasem, Khalid Al Tarifi

30. Lord of the Toys (2018)

95 min | Documentary

6.7
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Max "Adlersson" Herzberg, 20 years of age, from Dresden decided not to spend his life working. Ever since, he reviews knives and other products, unboxes limited fan editions of mainly ... See full summary »

Director: Pablo Ben Yakov | Stars: Max 'Adlersson' Herzberg, Maximiliane Häcke

Votes: 142

31. Rollin' Safari (2012)

2 min | Animation, Short

7.2
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Some common wildlife scenes in the world of "Rollin'Wild".

Directors: Kyra Buschor, Ännie Habermehl, Constantin Paeplow

Votes: 99

32. Transpapa (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Sarah-Judith Mettke | Stars: Luisa Sappelt, Devid Striesow, Sandra Borgmann, Horst Sachtleben

Votes: 137

33. Porn Punk Poetry (2014)

41 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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A male prostitute (David Schütter) is trying to escape his long forgotten feelings. The unexpected tender encounter with a young woman (Nadja Bobyleva) confronts him with his real desires and puts his whole life to the test.

Director: Maurice Hübner | Stars: David Schütter, Nadja Bobyleva, Max Reimann, Matthias Lier

Votes: 74

34. The New End (2018)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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In a world where the right of the stronger rules, a dwarf of all people brings the male regime of violence to collapse.

Director: Leonel Dietsche | Stars: Georg Friedrich, Sylvester Groth, Louis Hofmann, Jan Koslowski

Votes: 54

35. Losing Vietnam (2020)

70 min | Documentary

7.2
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A Vietnamese couple living in Germany experiences only a virtual version of their motherland through chat clients and struggles with the restrictions and implications this means to their social life.

Directors: Tim Ellrich, Hien Mai

Votes: 23

36. Die Simulation des Seins (2020)

18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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A country vet is being persuaded by her ex-boyfriend, a cop, to issue a death certificate for a reclusive painter, who allegedly died from a heart attack while painting naked pictures of his own daughter.

Director: Stefan M. Bürkner | Stars: Mathilde Bundschuh, Lena Dörrie, David Zimmerschied

37. Viva Berlin! (2011– )

25 min | Horror

7.9
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Stars: Nadja Laura Mijthab, Jens Atzorn, Christian Blümel, Ralph Herforth

Votes: 135

38. Act of Violence (2008)

96 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Lars Henning Jung | Stars: Vinzenz Kiefer, Tobias Schenke, Anna Bertheau, Alice Dwyer

Votes: 119

39. It's Me. Helmut (2009)

11 min | Short, Comedy

8.1
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Helmut celebrates his birthday, 60 according to his wife Gertrud, but he's actually 57 and not feeling festive at all. People pop up from everywhere to congratulate him or offer advice ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Steiner | Stars: Matthias Zelic, Herzog Andreas, Andy Herzog, Suly Röthlisberger

Votes: 90

40. Bird of Paradise (2021)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Milan's first real relationship is followed by his first real break-up. All he and Laurie have left is a plastic bag full of memories - and their "adoptive child", which neither of them wants to keep.

Directors: Jannik Weisse, Jannik Weiße | Stars: Safinaz Sattar, Noah Tinwa

Votes: 6

41. Stout-Hearted (2007)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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Felix is secretly in love with Ralph. This doesn't seem to be the biggest problem, but Felix is fifteen and Ralph is his thirty-four-year-old soccer coach. They meet every day in secret. ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Busker | Stars: Tommaso Cacciapuoti, Ferdinand Hanisch, Johanna Niedermüller, Bettina Ernst

Votes: 398

42. Closing Time (I) (2018)

116 min | Documentary

6.8
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Mr. Kuo and his wife Mrs. Lin cook for the city's sleepless. They work all night and sleep during the day, like many others in buzzing Taipei. Until one morning, riding back from the market, Mr. Kuo takes a different exit on the highway.

Director: Nicole Vögele

Votes: 106

43. Struwwelerror (2020)

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

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The three siblings Luca, Maxine and Theo are left alone at home. Their parents have taken away the family's router on long overdue holiday. Without any internet access, the kids are forced ... See full summary »

Director: Lenny Heller | Stars: Caroline Hartig, Flora Thiemann, Jannis Wetzel, David Hugo Schmitz

44. Zing (2011)

8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.3
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Day in, day out, Mr. Grimm is busy with his job as the Reaper, harvesting people's lives. One day, his monotonous existence is interrupted by the door bell...

Directors: Kyra Buschor, Cynthia Collins | Stars: Katharina Dietschmann, Anselm Roser

Votes: 213

45. Give Me a Smile (2019)

8 min | Short

6.2
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For the first time since her husband's death, Ute visits their former FKK-club. Curiously she enters this familiar place and immediately receives a warm welcome. However, she painfully has ... See full summary »

Director: Anja Gurres | Stars: Ute Lubosch, Jörg Simmat, Margarete Voggeneder, Stephen M. Gilbert

Votes: 12

46. Unum (2019)

9 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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[ UNUM ] (lat."one") is presented in 9:16 format - flipped vertically - as a metaphor for the singularity of life. Beginning with a carnal prologue between man and woman, the figurative ... See full summary »

Directors: David Gesslbauer, Michael Lange | Stars: Victor Asamoah, Milo Moiré, Boris Noir, Kemal Zeriat

Votes: 30

47. Millennials (I) (2017)

70 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Jana Bürgelin | Stars: Georg Arms, Anne Zohra Berrached, Leonel Dietsche, Maria Dragus

Votes: 44

48. Urs (2009)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.5
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For many years Urs has had to look after his aging mother. But now he sets out for a dangerous journey: He carries his mother up a mountain to find a better place for both of them. But she wants to stay at home.

Director: Moritz Mayerhofer | Stars: Thomas Hinke, Ellen Schaeuble, Martin Weigel

Votes: 142

49. Stronger Than Blood (2010)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.

Director: Oliver Kienle | Stars: Lennart Betzgen, Adrian Meschkat, Anthony Anken, Tan Ipekkaya

Votes: 295

50. The Glare (2021)

24 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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Director: Anja Gurres | Stars: Leonie Wesselow, Samirah Breuer, Tom Keune, Lucie Hollmann

Votes: 6


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