The young student Ed (Jonathan Berlin) wants to get out, leave everything behind. He finds refuge on the Baltic Island of Hiddensee, at a time when the GDR is in its last legs. Many have ...
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Martin Manz always thought of himself as a good guy. He is well known and very popular in his small hometown. He coaches the handball youth as a volunteer. He washes his senile father's ... See full summary »
Günther Maria Halmer
Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Against the war propaganda and the ordered heroism, the five 16 year old boys of the swimming pool group dream about swing music, sex and freedom. And they ... See full summary »
Two moments of Jonas's life intertwine, each reflecting the other: in 1995, when he was a secretive teenager, and 18 years later, as an attractive and impulsive thirty-something looking for balance in his life.
Tommy Lee Baïk
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 »
The prognosis for sex offender Peter Petrowski was optimistic, according to psychotherapist Hanna Rautenberg. That was until Petrowski took her hostage and raped her. Only after seven hours... See full summary »
Anja Altmann disappears after a birthday party. When the police ring husband Thomas' doorbell, family attorney and friend Lavinia Bertok manage to dispel any suspicions. But soon Thomas is ... See full summary »
The young student Ed (Jonathan Berlin) wants to get out, leave everything behind. He finds refuge on the Baltic Island of Hiddensee, at a time when the GDR is in its last legs. Many have landed there, including Kruso (Albrecht Schuch). Quickly the two men become more than just friends. Remarkable adaptation of Lutz Rope's award-winning novel.Written by
Even though the film plays on the small German Baltic Sea island of Hiddensee, its beaches and landscapes are never seen in the film for the viewers. The relevant scenes were exclusively shot on the Baltic Sea coast in Lithuania. See more »