A surfeit of forced lyricism undermines the natural poignancy of Rick Ostermann's drama about German orphans wandering East Prussia after WWII.
Schilling received plaudits this year for his role in "Generation War," a TV drama that follows five young German friends during World War II.
A spirited not-quite-documentary portrait of the skateboarding subculture that flourished in East Germany in the early 1980s.
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
Foreign-lingo pix examine oppression in myriad ways
"Combat Girls" covers familiar terrain with its fictive portrait of racist-fascist youth in the dreary socioeconomic landscape of today's post-Iron Curtain East Germany.
Pic is a story of love and subterfuge in 1980 East Germany that never quite accelerates into an outright thriller.
Thesp to be honored at upcoming fest
Arguably the most significant living German screenwriter, Wolfgang Kohlhaase's tribute at this year's Berlinale is especially fitting.
There appears to be no end to fascinating yarns from Germany's rich medieval history. And storytellers delving into the country's more recent past to examine anew the era and legacy of the Third…
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's hard-hitting feature debut "The Lives of Others," about East Germany's dreaded Stasi and its terrifying system of domestic spying, has been selected as Germany's…
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