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Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws. (imdb)
An organic and fractured, yet humorous, intuitive, and poetic rumination on the integral - and correlative - nature of technology and (urban) identity, the intersection of film and new media in the creation of art, and the delusive quest to manipulate time. (filmref.com)
The story of a film director, Robert, and his beautiful girlfriend Marie, a doctor in a children's clinic. Their different attitudes toward life lead the two to constant fights and conflicts. When Robert finds out that his father is terminally ill, he feels guilty for not having taken more care of him. Marie tries to help, but when his father dies, Robert falls into a downward spiral of despair.
Kleiner Mann - was nun? (1967) - TV Movie
An East German TV-Film adaptation of Hans Fallada's classic novel, which depicts the day-to-day hardships of the white-collar worker at the end of the Weimar Republic. Pinneberg is fired while his wife Lämmchen is two months pregannt. In the months that follow he must attempt to earn for his family, while those around him - his family, his employer(s), the trade unions, the labour market - are only looking out for themselves.
Margit is a single mother in her mid-thirties with two daughters by different men. Looking back on her failed relationships, Margit realizes that her life has been shaped by perceived social expectations and that she has always allowed the men in her life to choose her. Although she is already romantically involved with a woman, a newly liberated Margit decides to win the affections of a male colleague, as lover and a father for her children. (anonymous)
Ein Teil von uns (2016) - TV Movie
Nadja is used to taking responsibility: As a dedicated preschool teacher, as well as taking care of her mentally unstable mother Irene for years. They had lost touch for a while, but then Irene crashes Nadja's brother Micki's wedding, drunk as usual. Once again, Nadja is the only one who feels responsible for her now homeless mother. Winter is coming and Nadja, who hasn't told her boyfriend Jan about her mother, has to take her in one last time - a decision with unexpected consequences. (filmfest-muenchen.de)
High-school senior Peter considers the adults around him to be hypocritical, self-congratulatory and immersed in the past. He gets suspended for writing an essay that his teachers consider to be a challenge to the state. Just Don't Think I'll Cry became one of twelve films and film projects-almost an entire year's production-that were banned in 1965-1966 due to their alleged anti-socialist aspects. (DEFA Film Library)