7.7/10
357
3 user 3 critic

Wir Wunderkinder (1958)

The movie explains Germany from 1913 until 1955 by example of two contrary characters: The idealistic journalist Hans (H.-J. Felmy) loses his work during the Third Reich, whereas ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Change and a city in China. In Chengdu, factory 420 is being pulled down to make way for multi-story buildings with luxury flats. Scenes of factory operations, of the workforce, and of ... See full summary »

Director: Zhangke Jia
Stars: Jianbin Chen, Joan Chen, Liping Lü
Rasputin (1981)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.

Director: Elem Klimov
Stars: Aleksey Petrenko, Anatoliy Romashin, Velta Line
Der Kapitän (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Kurt Hoffmann
Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Johanna Matz, Horst Tappert
Kagi (1959)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A man getting on in years sets out to find a way to resurrect his flagging virility.

Director: Kon Ichikawa
Stars: Machiko Kyô, Ganjirô Nakamura, Junko Kanô
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kirsten Hansen
... Hans Boeckel
Wera Frydtberg ... Vera von Lieven
Robert Graf ... Bruno Tiches
... Mary Meisegeier
Jürgen Goslar ... Schally Meisegeier
Liesl Karlstadt ... Mrs. Roselieb
Michl Lang ... Anton Roselieb
... Siegfried Stein
... Doddy Meisegeier
Peter Lühr ... Chief Editor Vogel
... Evelyne Meisegeier
... Lüttenjense
... Vette
Tatjana Sais ... Mrs. Häflingen
Edit

Storyline

The movie explains Germany from 1913 until 1955 by example of two contrary characters: The idealistic journalist Hans (H.-J. Felmy) loses his work during the Third Reich, whereas opportunist Bruno (R. Graf) makes career to himself in the NSDAP party. After World War II ended, Bruno manages to be indispensable to the US administration and becomes a successful and well respected businessman, despite his Nazi-past. At the same time, Hans tries to earn a living on the countryside. But one day a time will come when both men will meet again. Written by showdown

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

satire | based on novel | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Die dennoch heitere Geschichte unseres Lebens

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

28 October 1958 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Aren't We Wonderful!  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofed in Wir Kellerkinder (1960) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beautiful, shamefully overlooked film
25 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

A film strong and beautiful enough to live in my memory many years after the one time I saw it in college. It presents a highly atmospheric tapestry of comedy, drama and sweeping photography depicting life in postwar Germany, and is eminently deserving of release on video (or DVD). Its emergence in revival is extremely rare; what goes?


20 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial