German drama films

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  1. 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand

    1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand (1931)


    1914 (German:1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand) is a 1931 German drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Albert Bassermann, Hermann Wlach and Wolfgang von Schwindt. The film focuses on the leadership of the Great Powers of Europe in the days leading up to the outbreak of the First World War. It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin and premiered in the city at the Tauentzien-Palast on 20 January 1931. At the request of the German Foreign Office an introduction by Eugene Fischer was filmed and presented at the start of the film. A special screening was held at the Reichstag on 3 March 1931.

  2. 23

    23 (1998)


    23 is a 1998 German drama thriller film about a young hacker Karl Koch, who died on 23 May 1989, a presumed suicide. It was directed by Hans-Christian Schmid, who also participated in screenwriting. The title derives from the protagonist's obsession with the number 23, a phenomenon often described as apophenia. Although the film was well received by critics and audiences, its accuracy has been vocally disputed by some witnesses to the real-life events on which it was based. Schmid subsequently co-authored a book that tells the story of the making of 23 and also details the differences between the movie and the actual events.

  3. 8 ½ Women

    8 ½ Women (1999)


    8½ Women is a 1999 comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Greenaway, and starring John Standing, Matthew Delamere, and Vivian Wu. The international co-production (the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Germany) was entered into the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.

  4. A Dangerous Method

    A Dangerous Method (2011)


    A Dangerous Method is a 2011 historical film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. The screenplay was adapted by writer Christopher Hampton from his 2002 stage play The Talking Cure, which was based on the 1993 non-fiction book by John Kerr, A Most Dangerous Method: The story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein.

  5. A Knight in London

    A Knight in London (1928)


    A Knight in London (German: Eine Nacht in London) is a 1929 British-German silent drama film directed by Lupu Pick and starring Lilian Harvey, Ivy Duke and Robin Irvine. It was one of a significant number of co-productions between the two countries in the late 1920s. The film's direction and the cinematography by Karl Freund were widely praised.

  6. A Year Ago in Winter

    A Year Ago in Winter (2008)


    A Year Ago in Winter (German: Im Winter ein Jahr) is a 2008 German drama film directed by Caroline Link. It is based on the novel Aftermath by American author Scott Campbell, tellings the story of a "complicated family situation". The painting featured in the film was made by the Munich artist Florian Sussmayr. The film score is composed by Niki Reiser.

  7. A2Z

    A2Z (2006)


    A2Z is a 2006 USA-German drama film by Daryush Shokof. The film is shot entirely in Berlin, Germany in 2004.

  8. Ab Morgen

    Ab Morgen (2011)

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    Ab Morgen is a German film directed by Raphael Wallner. It was released in 2011.

  9. Abrahams Gold

    Abrahams Gold (1990)


    Abraham's Gold (German: Abrahams Gold) is a 1990 German drama film directed by Jörg Graser. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.

  10. Abschied - Brechts letzter Sommer

    Abschied - Brechts letzter Sommer (2000)


    The Farewell (German: Abschied - Brechts letzter Sommer) is a 2000 German drama film directed by Jan Schütte. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

  11. Absolute Evil - Final Exit

    Absolute Evil - Final Exit (2009)


    Absolute Evil – Final Exit is a drama film written and directed by Ulli Lommel. The film stars Carolyn Neff, Rusty Joiner and David Carradine. The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 8, 2009.

  12. Adam Resurrected

    Adam Resurrected (2008)


    Adam Resurrected (Hebrew: אדם בן כלב‎, translit. Adam Ben Kelev) is a 2008 American-German-Israeli film, directed by Paul Schrader and adapted from Yoram Kaniuk's novel of the same name published in Israel in 1968 (the book's original name literally means "Man, son of a dog").

  13. Adrienne Lecouvreur

    Adrienne Lecouvreur (1938)


    Adrienne Lecouvreur is a 1938 French-German biographical film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Yvonne Printemps, Pierre Fresnay and Junie Astor. The film was a co-production between the two countries, and was made at UFA's Berlin Studios. It was based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé about the life of the eighteenth century actress Adrienne Lecouvreur.

  14. Adventure Mad

    Adventure Mad (1926)


    Three Cuckoo Clocks (German:Die drei Kuckucksuhren) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, Nina Vanna and Nils Asther. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin on 25 May 1926. It was based on a novel by Georg Mühlen-Schulte. Unlike many of Mendes' films from the period, which are now considered lost, it still survives.

  15. Affairs of Dr. Holl

    Affairs of Dr. Holl (1951)


    Dr. Holl is a 1951 West German drama film directed by Rolf Hansen. At the 1st Berlin International Film Festival it won the Certificate of Honour award.

  16. After the Truth

    After the Truth (1999)


    After the Truth (German: Nichts als die Wahrheit) is a 1999 German film depicting the fictional trial of Dr. Josef Mengele, known as the "death angel of Auschwitz". The film, starring Götz George as Mengele and Kai Wiesinger as his lawyer, is based on the original English-language screenplay by American writers Christopher and Kathleen Riley. The German title translates to "Nothing but the truth". The German phrase on the US promotional poster translates to "Thou shalt not kill", one of the Ten Commandments.

  17. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

    Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)


    Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (French: Michael Kohlhaas) is a 2013 French-German drama film directed by Arnaud des Pallières based on Heinrich von Kleist's novella Michael Kohlhaas, which again is based on the story of Hans Kohlhase. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

  18. Agnes and His Brothers

    Agnes and His Brothers (2004)


    Agnes and His Brothers (German: Agnes und seine Brüder) is a 2004 film directed by Oskar Roehler.

  19. Aimee & Jaguar

    Aimee & Jaguar (1999)


    Aimée & Jaguar is a 1999 German drama film set in Berlin during World War II. It was written and directed by Max Färberböck, based upon Erica Fischer's (de: Erica Fischer) book, chronicling the actual lives of Lilly Wust and Felice Schragenheim during that time. Before Erica Fischer's bestseller Lilly Wust was tracked down by the American journalist, author, and noted Holocaust researcher, Charles Brady who considered Lilly Wust a Holocaust victim. It was over a year and a half, however, before Wust was able to confide in Brady and tell him her whole story. They remained close friends for 20 years until her death in 2006.

  20. Alexander

    Alexander (2004)


    Alexander is a 2004 epic historical drama film based on the life of Alexander the Great. It was directed by Oliver Stone, with Colin Farrell in the title role. The film was an original screenplay based in part on the book Alexander the Great, written in the 1970s by the University of Oxford historian Robin Lane Fox. It cost $155 million to produce and grossed $167 million in worldwide box-office receipts, receiving mainly negative reviews.

  21. Alkohol

    Alkohol (1920)


    Alkohol (English:Alcohol) is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by Ewald André Dupont and Alfred Lind and starring Wilhelm Diegelmann, Ernst Rückert and Georg H. Schnell. The film was begun by Lind but finished by Dupont. It was his first major melodrama, and represented a breakthrough in his career. The film's theme and setting foreshadow much of his later work. It was one in a series of "Enlightenment films" examing social issues, which were produced around the time.

  22. Alle Jahre wieder

    Alle Jahre wieder (1967)


    Alle Jahre wieder is a 1967 West German drama film directed by Ulrich Schamoni. It was entered into the 17th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize.

  23. Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland

    Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland (2011)


    Almanya – Welcome to Germany (German: Almanya – Willkommen in Deutschland) (Almanya is Turkish for Germany) is a 2011 German comedy film directed by Yasemin Şamdereli. The film premiered at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in the section competition and won the Deutscher Filmpreis 2011 in the categories Best Script and Best Film.

  24. Alois Nebel

    Alois Nebel (2011)


    Alois Nebel is a 2011 Czech animated drama film directed by Tomáš Luňák, based on the comic-book trilogy by Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír 99. It is set in the late 1980s in a small village in the Jeseník Mountains, close to the Polish border, and tells the story of a train dispatcher who begins to suffer from hallucinations where the present converges with the dark past of the expulsion of Germans after World War II. The black-and-white film was animated mainly through rotoscoping and stars Miroslav Krobot as the title character. The film was selected as the Czech entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist. The film was submitted and won European Film Awards for Best animated movie.

  25. Alt Heidelberg

    Alt Heidelberg (1959)


    Old Heidelberg (German:Alt Heidelberg) is a 1959 West German drama film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Christian Wolff, Gert Fröbe and Sabine Sinjen. It is an adaptation of the 1901 play Old Heidelberg by Wilhelm Meyer-Förster.

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