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The Same Sky (2017) - TV Series
An East German spy is tasked with seducing women in the west that work in government or the military.
The Railroad Cinema (Bahnhofskino) was a special kind of cinema, existing only in the old West German Federal Republic. These cinemas were build by the German Railway Company after WW2 for their travelers, who could now enjoy a movie or part of a movie while waiting for the next train. Due to this fact, the programmes in these cinemas were quite special, too...
Germany, 1967. Ruby & Martin, a young couple, are rehearsing their uprising. The price is high: expulsion from school, parental violence, and ultimately institutionalization. But they are ready to take on the cause of love.
Defence attorney Robert Stern can scarcely believe his eyes when he meets with the mysterious client who has summoned him to a godforsaken industrial park. To his astonishment, the defendant is a ten-year-old boy, a fragile child with a chronic illness who insists that he was a murderer in a former life.
A mill owner in the Sudetenland and his family's lives are changed as Europe heats up in 1938. (imdb)
Based on a book by the Swiss author Charles Lewinsky, in the middle of this one-man film is the Jewish journalist, Emanuel Goldfarb, who is invited to speak at a school about his daily life as a "Jewish fellow citizen". Thinking that the whole thing is an idiotic idea, as more than enough has already been said on this subject, he writes a letter to the teacher, refusing the invitation. Yet, to his own surprise, it develops into a general settling of accounts with the German-Jewish relationship. (filmportal.de)
As burglars and safecrackers, Franz and Erich Sass embark on a series of small robberies in order to elude the all-seeing eye of the taxman. As their crimes escalate to include a bank where the Nazi's keep their substantial funds, the authorities quickly begin closing in while Franz and Erich plan their final heist and grand getaway (rottentomatoes.com)
Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, loved and then feared, for its melancholic melody triggers off a chain of suicides. The fragile balance of the erotic ménage à trois is sent off kilter when the German Hans goes and falls in love with Ilona as well. (imdb)
Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of them are Jewish. (imdb)
Brother of Sleep recounts the story of musician Johannes Elias Alder, a man with supernatural hearing and prodigious musical ability. Born the illegitimate son of the local priest, and derided as a "child of the Devil," he must somehow learn to deal with his extraordinary talents. Set in a remote village among the Alpine peaks, Alder's fate is sealed by the dichotomy of his tormented genius and his love for a woman he cannot have. (sonypictures.com)
Having witnessed an expulsion and the suicide of her husband, the youthful cook Johanna faced hard times. Back in her home town Herzsprung, the young widow starts from scratch and falls in love with Manuel - a black foreigner. (Goethe-Institut Los Angeles)