On 24th August 1992 in the eastern German city of Rostock a rampaging mob, to the applause and cheering of more than 3,000 bystanders, besieged and set fire to a residential building ... See full summary »
When Georg loses his job, he conceals the fact from his younger wife Johanna, who wants a child with him. Instead, he embarks upon a campaign of revenge against his former boss and begins to renovate a roller-coaster with an old school friend.
Romek is a Polish railway worker and Guido is a German soldier. They are both 17, in love with jazz and the same pretty girl. But it's 1943 somewhere in Nazi-occupied Poland, and their lives are bound to change soon.
TIGER gets what she wants. VANILLA does not know what she wants. Apart from one important thing: a uniform. TIGER teach her to bite, and VANILLA tastes blood. So TIGER needs to learn a new rule: They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.
A minute's silence is being observed in the grammar school of Hirtshafen, a small fishing town on the Baltic shore - in memory of Stella Petersen, the school's young English teacher. For ... 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,
Lenny Lühr finally returns to the fishery port town Dithmarsch, he left ten years ago to try his luck as barber in Hamburg without keeping in touch, which uncle Addi Bäsecke refuses to ... See full summary »
Simon falls head over heels in love with pretty and quick-witted Verena. When his father, who suffers from schizophrenia, has a relapse, Simon devotes himself completely to his mother and ... See full summary »
The life story of 80'ies Austrian superstar Falco, the man behind the monster hit "Rock me, Amadeus". The story of Johann "Falco" Hölzel from young kid, the road from a band to his solo career, and to his tragic death.
While the quiz show in the film, "König von Deutschland", is fictitious, it contains elements of real quiz shows on German TV, including Wer wird Millionär? (1999) and Familien-Duell (1992) . When asked "Name something which is beaten", the female participant says "A child" - an exact dialogue from a real episode of Familien-Duell, which is included in various lists and YouTube videos of the most unusual answers from German TV quizzes. See more »
In the quiz show, the name of singer Wolfgang Petry is misspelled as "Wofgang Petri". There are also other spelling errors within the questions and answers; for example, "sie" is always written with a lower-case s, while it is still written with an upper-case S when used as an addressing pronoun. See more »