East Germany, 1988. 19-year-old Franka doesn't really care for politics. She prefers going to the disco and dreaming about seeing Bruce Springsteen and Michael Jackson live in concert. But beneath her carefree façade, she is scarred by the loss of her baby brother. But then she meets Stefan: He's young, idealistic, and part of an environmental activist group. A mix that makes Franka instantly make fall for him – and his group, which welcomes her with open arms. But this wild, revolutionary influence does not stay unnoticed: Her mother, who's with the Party, is worried about Franka. As Stefan's group loses the support of the church, leaving them vulnerable to the state, Stefan and Franka are soon in the government's line of fire…

  1. Andy Fetscher


  2. Thomas Kirchner


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  1. Janina Fautz

    Janina Fautz

    Franka Blankenstein

  2. Ferdinand Lehmann

    Ferdinand Lehmann

    Stefan Clausnitz

  3. Inka Friedrich

    Inka Friedrich

    Renate Blankenstein

  4. Alexander Hörbe

    Alexander Hörbe

    Horst Blankenstein

  5. Timur Bartels

    Timur Bartels


  6. Marlene Tanczik

    Marlene Tanczik


  7. Maximilian Klas

    Maximilian Klas


  8. Katja Hutko

    Katja Hutko

    Trixi Hupfer

  9. Anabel Möbius


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The Unbearable Lightness of the Revolution
The Unbearable Lightness of the Revolution

Original Title Die unheimliche Leichtigkeit der Revolution

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Original Language German

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