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Mostly Martha

  The head chef at swish Hamburg restaurant The Lido, Martha Klein’s (Martina Gedeck) perfectionism and obsession with good cooking leaves little free time for romantic entanglements. However, when her Read More

Godless Youth

  In a dystopian, performance-oriented society, adolescents struggle for good grades while their dreams are shattered by an indifferent system.  In a not-to-distant future, in which integration serves to protect Read More

The Divine Order

  Switzerland, 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother who lives with her husband, their two sons and her father-in-law in a little village. Here, in the Swiss countryside, Read More

Girls in Uniform

  After the death of her mother, teenage Manuela (Hertha Thiele) is sent off to a boarding school run by the autocratic Fräulein von Nordeck (Emilia Unda). Initially withdrawn from Read More

Sun Alley

  The opening to Sonnenallee hints that this fine new German comedy is going to offer a twist on the usual teenage coming-of-age story. With a screenplay by first-time director Read More

The Promise

  In 1961, shortly after the Berlin Wall is built, young lovers Konrad (August Zirner) and Sophie (Meret Becker) attempt to flee East Germany for West, but only Sophie manages Read More

In the Fade

  In the Fade begins with a brief wedding scene shot on a shaky camera phone between a Kurdish prisoner and a tattooed, bottle dyed blonde. Cut to the present Read More

Never Look Away

  Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, Never Look Away tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love Read More

Kaddish For A Friend

  A warm tale about an unlikely friendship between two lonely, displaced characters. Alexander is an 84-year-old Jewish war veteran who is desperate to remain living independently in his Berlin Read More

It Happened in Broad Daylight

  In Zurich, little blonde girls are disappearing and turning up dead. The villagers suspect a local man (Michel Simon), but his arrest proves to be a dead end in Read More