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Movies - Germany
- A selection of films/books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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The Baader Meinhof complex
Call Number: PN1997.2 .B32 2010
"Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy."
Call Number: PN1997 .B466 2007
Originally broadcast as a mini-series on German television from 12 October through 29 December 1980.
Call Number: PN1997 .C143 2013
"Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force."
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn
Call Number: PN1997 .G39 2010
"Produced in response to the kidnapping and murder of a prominent industrialist by a German terrorist group 30 years ago ... consists of a series of nonfiction and fiction segments bookended by two funerals--the industrialist's at the beginning and the terrorists' at the end. "
Eclipse. Series 39, Early Fassbinder
Call Number: PN1997.A1 .F37 2013
"From the very beginning of his incandescent career, the New German Cinema enfant terrible Rainer Werner Fassbinder refused to play by the rules. His politically charged, experimental first films were influenced by the work of the antiteater, an avant-garde stage troupe that he had helped form in Munich. Collected her are five of those fascinating and confrontational works..."
Call Number: PN1997.2 .Y68 2012
"In 1772 Germany, the young and tumultuous Johann Goethe aspires to be a poet. After failing his law exams, he is sent by his father to a sleepy provincial court to mend his ways. Unsure of his talent and eager to prove himself, Goethe soon wins the praise and friendship of his superior, Kestner. But then Lotte Buff enters his life and nothing is the same as before. However, the young lovers are unaware that her father has already promised Lotte's hand to another man."
Call Number: PN1995.9.H6 N67 2013 Blu-ray
"The quintessential silent vampire film, crafted by legendary German director F. W. Murnau."
Triumph des Willens: das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag, 1934 by
Call Number: DD253.28 .T75 2006
Publication Date: Originally released as a documentary in 1935; new edition c2000.
German with English subtitles "Hergeltelt im Auftrage des Führers = Commissioned by order of the Fuhrer" Film of the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg. It is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced".
The White Ribbon
Call Number: PN1997.2 .W5585 2010
"In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of."
Wim Wenders' Road Movies
Call Number: PN1997.A1 W45 2007
"A trilogy of road movies created by German iconoclast Wim Wenders in the mid-70s. Each starring Rüdiger Vogler, they form a commentary on the adoption of American culture within a rapidly modernising West Germany."