Zimt und Koriander (2003)

Zimt und Koriander (2003) Comedy, Drama | 108min | 28 April 2005 (Germany) 7.5
Director: Tassos BoulmetisWriter: Tassos BoulmetisStars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia LouizidouSummary: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor; they both require... A Touch of Spice. Fanis grows up to become an excellent cook and uses his cooking skills to spice up the lives of those around him. 35 years later he leaves Athens and travels back to his birthplace of Istanbul to reunite with his grandfather and his first love; he travels back only to realize that he forgot to put a little bit of spice in his own life. Written by Anonymous

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Wie im Himmel (2004)

Wie im Himmel (2004) Comedy, Drama, Music | 133min | 20 October 2005 (Germany) 7.5
Director: Kay PollakWriter: Anders Nyberg, Ola OlssonStars: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen SjöholmSummary: A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir, which practises every Thursday in the parish hall. Just come along and give a little bit of good advice. He can't say no, and from that moment, nothing in the village is the same again. The choir develops and grows. He makes both friends and enemies. And he finds love. Written by Sonet Film

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Wilde Erdbeeren (1957)

Wilde Erdbeeren (1957) Drama, Romance | 91min | 21 July 1961 (West Germany) 8.2
Director: Ingmar BergmanWriter: Ingmar BergmanStars: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid ThulinSummary: With the exception of his elderly housekeeper Miss Agda who he treats almost like a surrogate platonic wife, widowed seventy-eight year old Dr. Isak Borg, a former medical doctor and professor, has retreated from any human contact, partly his own want but partly the decision of others who do not want to spend time with him because of his cold demeanor. He is traveling from his home in Stockholm to Lund to accept an honorary degree. Instead of flying as was the original plan, he decides to take the day long drive instead. Along for the ride is his daughter-in-law Marianne, who had been staying with him for the month but has now decided to go home. The many stops and encounters along the way make him reminisce about various parts of his life. Those stops which make him reminisce directly are at his childhood summer home, at the home of his equally emotionally cold mother, and at a gas station where the attendants praise him as a man for his work. But the lives of other people they ... Written by Huggo

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Das wilde Leben (2007)

Das wilde Leben (2007) Biography, Comedy, Drama | 114min | 1 February 2007 (Germany) 6.5
Director: AkizWriter: Olaf Kraemer, AkizStars: Natalia Avelon, Matthias Schweighöfer, David SchellerSummary: Akiz's movie focuses on the restless life of Uschi Obermaier, the icon of the 1968 movement in Germany and groupie. At the age of 16, Uschi is bored by her job in a photo lab, but soon becomes the "it girl" of Munich's club scene. When she gets to know Rainer Langhans, they move to Berlin and live in "Kommune 1", the first politically-motivated commune in Germany. While the other occupants claim she isn't political enough, Uschi just wants to have fun, works as fashion model and leads international music stars in temptation... Written by fippi2000

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Was nützt die Liebe in Gedanken (2004)

Was nützt die Liebe in Gedanken (2004) Drama, Romance | 89min | 24 November 2004 (Germany) 7.1
Director: Achim von BorriesWriter: Henk Handloegten, Annette HessStars: Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Anna Maria MüheSummary: Weimar, Germany, in 1927. Best friends Günther and Paul ask themselves: is that really it, the highest point in life? They are convinced that they want to enjoy their lives to the full and without compromises - and they demand the same of love. Together with Günther's sister Hilde they spend a weekend in a summer house in the country, outside Berlin. Paul is fascinated by the girl and falls in love with her. And at first it looks like Paul's feelings are returned. But Hilde loves another. Secretly, she's meeting with a young, good-looking boy named Hans - Günther's former lover. But Hans, who works in the kitchen of a restaurant/dance club, is a young man from a much lower class. Then an excessive party takes place in the garden of the summer house. When Hans surprisingly joins the celebration, a roller coaster ride of feelings is set into motion which soon gets very much out of control. Written by Philip S. Christensen

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Comedy, Drama, Romance | 96min | 4 December 2008 (Germany) 7.1
Director: Woody AllenWriter: Woody AllenStars: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier BardemSummary: Sexually adventurous Cristina and her friend Vicky, who is bright but cautious, holiday in Barcelona where they meet the celebrated and wholly seductive painter, Juan Antonio. Vicky is not about to dive into a sexual adventure being committed to her forthcoming marriage. But Cristina is immediately captivated by Juan Antonio's free spirit and his romantic allure is enhanced when she hears the delicious details of his divorce from fellow artist, the tempestuous Maria Elena. Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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Was tun, wenn’s brennt? (2001)

Was tun, wenn's brennt? (2001) Action, Comedy, Drama | 101min | 31 January 2002 (Germany) 6.8
Director: Gregor SchnitzlerWriter: 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 | 109min | 31 January 2002 (Germany) 7.1
Director: Hans Weingartner, Tobias AmannWriter: 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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