Good Bye Lenin


A young man's mother was a staunch communist in East Germany. She took ill and spent eight months in a coma. While she was out, the East Bloc fell apart and the Berlin Wall came down. Now that she is awake, her son worries that the sudden shock of the disappearance of everything she held dear would kill her. So he sets about faking things to make her believe nothing has changed... In German with English subtitles.


121 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 .
Comedy, Drama, On the Art Circuit

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Even the sunlight is grey in East Germany...
Even the sunlight is grey in East Germany...

Credits

Cast
Daniel Brühl, Katrin SaB, Chulpan Khamatova, Maria Simon, Florian Lukas, Alexander Beyer
Director
Wolfgang Becker
ScreenplayWolfgang Becker, Bernd Lichtenberg
MusicYann Tiersen
CinematographyMartin Kukula
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2003
Produced byX-Filme Creative Pool, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, arte

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Scale (Max)20

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Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
10
The Star
Tanya Farber
15
Die Burger
Suzette Myburg
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
13
Box Office
Wade Major
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
BBC
Mark Stevens
10

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6925 Netizens
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