German Films

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1944

WW2 IN 1944, the bloodiest battle on the Eastern Front, not Germans, not Russians but small nations forced to fight for survival.

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Amnesia

A 25-year old DJ moves to the island of Ibiza and befriends a woman who is trying to forget her past.

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Amour Fou

Based on the double suicide of German romantic poet Heinrich von Kleist and Henrietta Vogel, this period piece is a wry denunciation of dying for love.

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Antares

A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.

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Bad Day to Go Fishing

The former strongest man on earth and his crafty manager tour small South American towns staging wrestling matches. Arriving in Santa Maria, they meet with uncommon enthusiasm - as well as a major cha...

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Bye Bye Germany

David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America, but how will they get the money in these tough post-war times?

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Calm at Sea

A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.

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Conduct! Every Move Counts

A documentary that explores the secret of conducting with a unique intensity that culminates in a great showdown at Frankfurt’s Opera.

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Day and Night

An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them

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Days to Come

Certainly not a typical doomsday film, DAYS TO COME offers a very realistic glimpse into a future shaped by powerful, resource-hungry nations determined to seize control of the last remaining oil-ric...

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Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden

At the beginning of the 20th century, Egon Schiele’s radical paintings scandalise Viennese society.

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Fraulein

Soon after beautiful Ana starts working in a Zurich café, her boundless energy and sexuality push her bosses’ limits and a terrible secret comes to light.

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Heidi

A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat-herding Grandfather.

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Hitler's Children

A documentary looking into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.

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Home From Home: Chronicle of a Vision

Set in the mid-19th century, a young man flees the famine, poverty and despotism of his German village for the freedom of the wild South American jungle.

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Kamikaze 89

In his last film role, legendary director Rainer Werner Fassbinder plays Jansen, an expert cop living in a dystopic future where a mysterious organization known as the The Combine controls all media.

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Karl Marx City

25 years after the collapse of the GDR, filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi past.

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Klitschko

A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles, this film ...

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Lila Lila

 A socially awkward waiter who works a dead end job in a chic cafe. One day he stumbles upon the biggest break of his life, an unpublished manuscript which he finds in a jammed nightstand drawer.

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Line 41

LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland)

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My German Friend

After the war, Nazis and Jews alike fled to Argentina to escape war crime tribunals and the horrendous persecution of the past, respectively. Each brings with them an intense dislike of the other, try...

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Paradise

PARADISE follows three people whose paths cross during a terrible time of war: Olga, a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French Resistance; Jules, a French collaborator; and Helmut, a hi...

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Remembrance

Inspired by actual events, REMEMBRANCE depicts a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in Poland 1944.

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Room 304

Tales of sex, violence and corruption unfold as the lives of guests and staff intersect at a Copenhagen hotel.

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Sara Stein - Jewels in the Grave

It is Chief Inspector Sara Stein's first case in Tel Aviv.

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Sara Stein - Masada

An explosion at the foot of Masada. Chief archeologist Aaron Salzmann is retrieved dead from the rubble.

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Sara Stein - Old Friends

Missing human rights activist Dori Meyer's severed hand is found on a Tel Aviv beach.

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Sara Stein - Shalom Berlin, Shalom Tel Aviv

Tamar, a well-known jockey of Israeli origin, was murdered in Berlin. Sara Stein is the detective sent for the investigation.

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Sara Stein Collection

Katharina Lorenz (Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free) plays Jewish investigator Sara Stein, pursuing cases in both Berlin and Israel.

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Sissi

In the first installment of the Sissi trilogy, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef.

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Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress

In Vienna, young Austrian Empress Sissi (Romy Schneider) is fatigued from the pressures of having to hold court. Though happily married to Emperor Franz Joseph, Sissi must endure the familial machinat...

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Sissi: The Young Empress

A young woman (Romy Schneider) tries to adapt to her new life as Austria's empress.

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Stations of the Cross

Captured in fourteen fixed-angle, single-shot tableaux, STATIONS OF THE CROSS is an indictment of fundamentalist faith and an articulation of one teen’s struggle to define her own life.

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Storm

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosnians. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a t...

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Styx

"Styx" depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip.

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The Chambermaid Lynn

Shy hotel maid Lynn (Vicky Krieps) lives vicariously through her guests, until Chiara, a call girl with a bold streak, manages to draw her out of her shell.

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The Chronicles of Melanie

The Dark Valley

A stranger arrives in a European high mountain village where he’s allowed to stay before the harsh winter. He introduces himself as a photographer from American, but nobody suspects he’s there to ...

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The Deflowering of Eva Van End

When an Adonis-like German exchange student moves in, the lives of a suburban family are turned hilariously upside down.

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The Female Gaze: Contemporary Films by Women

7 films directed by women at a special price.

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The Forest for the Trees

Melanie, a young idealistic teacher from the countryside, starts her first job at a city high school. But soon she discovers her dream life is a world away.

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The Interrogation

An FBI interrogator and an IT specialist have to play a criminal mastermind's mind games as they race to uncover his true agenda.

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The Marquise of O...

Legendary filmmaker Eric Rohmer adapts Heinrich von Kleist’s epic tale of virtue and mistaken identity in this 1976 Cannes Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner

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The Rising Sun

A documentary about the Roc Kidz Crew, a group of young dancers who began earning their living with break dance in the streets of European cities and have since become one of the most well-known dance...

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The Sissi Collection

The beautiful Romy Schneider stars in three captivating films (plus a prequel) based on the tumultuous life of the beloved Austrian Empress, Sissi.

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Victoria in Dover

After claiming the throne following King William IV's death, Queen Victoria struggles to choose a husband.

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Vincent Wants to Sea

A young man who has Tourette's syndrome escapes from an institution with two other patients and travels to Italy to fulfill his late mother's last wish.

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Where I Belong

The politics of the Third Reich drove thousands into exile. For many, England was the first safe haven. When the war came to an end the world as they knew it had changed forever and many would not ret...

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