Keyword east germany Movies

The Lives of Others 7.9

2006 Drama, Thriller

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches…

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Torn Curtain 6.4

1966 Mystery, Thriller

An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin and then figuring out a plan to escape back to the West.

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Barbara 7.2

2012 Drama

It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus…

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Funeral in Berlin 6.2

1966 Thriller

Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one…

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Karl Marx City 8.0

2016 Documentary

Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker (Gunner Palace, The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair) take a powerfully personal journey through the former East Germany, as Epperlein investigates her father’s 1999…

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The Legend of Paul and Paula 6.9

1973 Drama, Romance

Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover…

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The Tower 6.8

2012 Drama, TV Movie

Adapted from an award-winning best-selling book by Uwe Tellkamp, 'The Tower' depicts a higher class family’s struggles during crumbling communist rule in 1980’s East Germany. It illustrates the weaknesses and pending…

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Als wir die Zukunft waren 0.0

2016 Documentary

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Solo Sunny 6.5

1980 Music, Drama

Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins…

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Until Death Do Us Part 6.5

1979 Drama, Romance

Scenes from an East German marriage. A young couple, Sonya and Jens, are very much in love; they get married and have a child. When Sonya wants to go back to work after her maternity leave, they clash for the first…

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Sushi in Suhl 6.1

2012 Comedy, Drama

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Fatherland 4.3

1986 Drama

Persona Non Grata in his homeland, protest singer Klaus Drittemann must leave East Berlin, his wife and child and emigrate to West Berlin, where the representatives of an American record company are eagerly waiting…

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Frost 0.0

1997 Drama

Time of darkness. Time of fire kindled against cold and fear. During the Holy Night, the seven year old Micha has to escape with his young mother Marianne from the violence of his drunken father... During their…

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Farewell 6.0

1968 Drama, History

In August 1914, amidst the public ecstasy surrounding the impending war, Hans Gastl, the seventeen year-old son of a Munich bürger, makes a decision: he will not take part in this war. This resolution signifies…

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The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz 0.0

1968 Comedy

A beautiful East German Olympic hopeful pole-vaults over the Berlin Wall to freedom.

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Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie 7.2

2007 TV Movie, Drama

Based on a true story, Miguel Alexandre's two-part drama focuses on an East German woman and the fight for her children. Spring 1982: Sara Bender, living with her daughters Silvia and Sabine in the East German town…

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Verzeihung, sehen Sie Fußball? 4.0

1983 Drama

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Hostess 5.0

1976 Drama, Comedy

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Sugar Sand 6.0

2017 TV Movie, Drama

End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the boys have to recognize…

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Busch singt - Sechs Filme über die erste Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts 0.0

1982 TV Movie, Documentary, Music

"Busch singt" consists of 6 films "About the first part of our century" and does not present Ernst Busch only as a singer but is a film with and about Busch as a chronicler and fighter for communist ideals of his…

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