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German movies: Good-Bye Lenin! Posted by on Dec 20, 2011

Today I want to introduce a German movie to you that satirizes some aspects of the German Wiedervereinigung (reunion). The film is called Good-Bye Lenin and the story goes something like this: In 1989, Alex Kerner and his mother Christiane are living in East Berlin. Shortly before the Mauer (wall) falls, Alex`s Mother, who is…

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German movies: Das Boot Posted by on Aug 13, 2011

Beside the introduction of German music, I also want to show you some important German movies. The first one is called „Das Boot“ and was made back in 1981. Due to its Erfolg (success), the movie was not only the breakthrough for director Wolfgang Petersen, but also for most of its cast. Here are some…

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