Was tun, wenn’s brennt? (2001)

Was tun, wenn's brennt? (2001) Action, Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min | 31 January 2002 (Germany) 6.8
Director: Gregor SchnitzlerWriters: Stefan Dähnert, Anne WildStars: Klaus Löwitsch, Til Schweiger, Martin FeifelSummary: What To Do In Case of Fire? tells the humorous and touching story of six former creative anarchists who lived as house squatters in Berlin during its heyday in the 80s when Berlin was still an island in the middle of the former eastern Germany. At the end of the 80s they went their separate ways with the exception of Tim and Hotte, who have remained true to their ideals and continue to fight the issues they did as a group. In 2000, with Berlin as Germany's new capital, an event happens forcing the group out of existential reason to reunite and, ultimately, come to grips with the reason they separated 12 years ago. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Das weiße Rauschen (2001)

Das weiße Rauschen (2001) Drama | 1h 49min | 31 January 2002 (Germany) 7.1
Director: Hans Weingartner, Tobias AmannWriters: Hans Weingartner, Tobias AmannStars: Daniel Brühl, Anabelle Lachatte, Patrick JoswigSummary: Driving through the countryside, Kati, Jochen and Lukas take some magic mushrooms. One of them, Lukas, is not coming down from them. Hearing voices like multiple different low turned radio programs, changing and mixing altogether. The diagnosis of the physician: paranoid schizophrenia. Not able to filter and interpret the sensations presented he encounters fear, inner voices, paranoia and is drifting away from reality. Written by swearm

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Wer früher stirbt, ist länger tot (2006)

Wer früher stirbt, ist länger tot (2006) Comedy, Drama | 1h 44min | 17 August 2006 (Germany) 7.5
Director: Marcus H. RosenmüllerWriters: Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Christian LerchStars: Markus Krojer, Fritz Karl, Jürgen TonkelSummary: Marcus H. Rosenmüller's first feature movie deals with a boy thinking that he is responsible for his mother's death and his unusual way to fight his feelings of guilt. 11-year-old Sebastian lives with his father and brother Franz in a Bavarian village. One day, he learns that his mother died on his birthday, which makes him believe he was to blame for her death. Dreaming of purgatory, Sebastian sees only two ways to avoid this divine punishment: becoming an immortal rock star or find a new wife for his father... Written by fippi2000

Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (2000)

Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (2000) Drama, Mystery, Romance | 2h 15min | 12 October 2000 (Germany) 7.5
Director: Tom TykwerWriters: Tom TykwerStars: Franka Potente, Benno Fürmann, Joachim KrólSummary: Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life, seemingly entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident that results in her lying under a truck, unable to breathe. While he provides life-saving first aid, mesmerized Sissi begins to wonder whether he may be the man of her dreams. But when she tracks him down weeks later her affection is rejected, as Bodo is stuck somewhere between a traumatic past and a criminal future. Written by Armin Ortmann <armin@sfb288.math.tu-berlin.de>

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About Schmidt (2002)

About Schmidt (2002) Comedy, Drama | 2h 5min | 27 February 2003 (Germany) 7.1
Director: Alexander PayneWriters: Louis Begley, Alexander PayneStars: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot MulroneySummary: Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) has led a safe, predictable life working in the insurance industry in Omaha, Nebraska for many years, yet now faces retirement. At the same time, he is forced to take a hard look at his wife, his life, and his relationship with his estranged daughter. An often hilarious series of events follow as Schmidt embarks on an unpredictable RV journey to attend his daughter's wedding in Denver, Colorado. Written by wacoastguy

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