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2017 DVD RELEASES


ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON'T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY   FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER   DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
  All five feature-length episodes of this  working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focusing on  skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla).
ALONE IN BERLIN (12)  2016  PEREZ, VINCENT IN ENGLISH   £13.99
 Adapted from Hans Fallada's novel about a  working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death.
ALOYS (12) 2016 SWITZERLAND NÖLLE, TOBIAS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Private investigator Aloys experiences life at a safe distance through watching surveillance tapes. But when his father dies, he is left on his own and his sheltered existence begins to fall apart until a mystery women opens up a new world to Aloys which may help him to break out of his isolated world.
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH, KASPAR £15.99
In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann hangs in the balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team.
DIE FREMDE (12) 2010 GERMANY ALADAG, FEO  £19.99
 Umay is a young German woman born of Turkish parents,  who, along with her son, flees an oppressive marriage in Istanbul to return to her family in Berlin.  However her  arrival home creates family tensions
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY (18)  DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE   £29.99
  Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this  disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
HÖRE DIE STILLE/BEHIND ENEMY LINES (15)  2016   GERMANY  EHRENBERG , ED £15.99
  October 1941, a group of German soldiers are forced to take refuge in a small Russian village behind enemy lines, where the soldiers and villagers bond.  However an act of  violence threatens to destroy the bond and  many of the villagers become fearful of what will happen to them when the Soviet army returns.
THE INTERROGATION (15) 2016 GERMANY PERY, EREZ £15.99
Warsaw in 1946 Nazi Auschwitz commander Rudolf Höss awaits trial and a Polish judge is sent to interrogate him about his involvement in the Holocaust.
The interrogation is a tense dissection of the nature of those who were in charge of the extermination camps and their self-justification.
JACK THE RIPPER (15) 2016  GERMANY  NIEMANN,  SEBASTIAN £12.99
 After moving to London in 1888, German photographer Anna Kosminski  discovers the Whitechapel area is being terrorised by a notorious serial killer  Jack the Ripper.  While the police struggle to identify a suspect, Whitechapel remains in a constant state of fear in anticipation of Jack's next crime.
JONATHAN (18) 2016 GERMANY  LEWANDOWSKI, PIOTR J. £15.99
  Jonathan is caring for his dying father whilst running the family farm.  As the two talk about his father's past Jonathan finds out more than he expected when his former lover Ron  appears at their home to say his final goodbyes. 
KATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTRIA HÄNDL, KLAUS £15.99
Couple Andreas and Stefan live happily in the suburbs of Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and unexplainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair's relationship apart. 
DER LETZTE ZUG/AUSCHWITZ - THE FINAL JOURNEY (12) 2006 GERMANY VILSMAIER, JOSEPH 8.99
   1943 and some of the last remaining Jews in Berlin are locked in railway cattle truck awaiting transport to the Auschwitz concentration camp.  The film tells the stories of their lives. 
LOLA (15) 1981 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DVD £17.99   BLU RAY £19.99
 Set during Germany’s 1950s Wirtschaftswunder. Lola leads a double life as a steamy cabaret singer and as a single mother.  Building inspector Von Bohm is in love with Lola, but little does he know that Lola is the ex lover of local property developer Schukert who is being investigated by Von Bohm  for corrupt.
MEIN BLIND DATE MIT DEM LEBEN/MY BLIND DATE WITH LIFE (15) 2017    GERMANY  ROTHEMUND ,  MARC £19.99
  Saliya is a promising student determined to achieve his dream of working at a prestigious luxury hotel despite losing the majority of his sight as a teenager. Deciding to hide the fact he is visually impaired, Saliya manages to land an apprenticeship at one of Munich's top hotels and quickly becomes a respected member of the team.  However when he meets Laura, his elaborate scheme to hide his condition soon begins to fall apart
DIE MITTE DER WELT/CENTRE OF MY WORLD (15) 2016 GERMANY ERWA , JAKOB M. £15.99 Based on Andreas Steinhöfel novel. This candid and complex film is about teenager Phil  who discovers his sexuality and falls in love with new attractive classmate Nicholas. 
DER MÜDE TOD - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 2021 GERMANY  LANG, FRITZ  DUAL FORMAT EDITION £19.99
   Silent fantasy drama about a heartbroken young woman who confronts Death to save her dead fiancee.
NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST (15) 2016 GERMANY WESSEL, KAI £19.99 Set in 1942 and based on Robert Domes' 2008 historical novel, the film follows 13-year-old
Roma boy, Ernst Lossa, is sent to the Sargau mental institution. Here he soon discovers
that the Nazi's are carrying out an enforced euthanasia programme. Along with fellow
patient Nandl, Ernst decides to stage a daring escape attempt.
ROMMEL (TBA)   GERMANY 2012 STEIN, NIKI   £15.99
   Summer 1944 and the tide of the Second World War is beginning to turn as Nazi Germany awaits the D-Day landings. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is in charge of the defences on the French coastline.  Rommel predicts Normandy as the invasion point but Berlin disagrees with him and Rommel's place in the Nazi hierarchy is caught up in a conspiracy to overthrow the Führer.
TONI ERDMANN (15) 2016 GERMANY   ADE, MAREN DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £22.99
 Award winning comedy, in which divorced music teacher Winfried tries to reconnect with his career-driven daughter Ines. To do this Winfried integrates himself into Ines work circle and  takes on the alter ego of the practical joker 'Toni Erdmann' as a way of cheering her up. 
TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY  AKIN,  FATIH   £19.99
 Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf's best-selling cult novel.  In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.  
VARIETÉ - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1925 GERMANY DUPONT, E.A. DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Boss Huller (Emil Jannings) tells his story from prison about how he and his lover Bertha-Marie (Lya De Putti) become famous trapeze artists. However at the height of their fame legendary trapeze artist Artinelli (Warwick Ward) seduces Berta-Marie.
WESTFRONT 1918/KAMERADSCHAFT - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1930-1 GERMANY  PABST, GEORG W  DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £24.99
'Westfront 1918' (1930) four German infantrymen suffer the hardships and insanity of trench warfare in the First World War.  'Kameradschaft' (1931), is set in 1919,  a team of German miners risk their lives to save a group of French miners trapped underground in a mining explosion.

2016 DVD RELEASES


ALS MARTIN VIERZEHN WAR/WHEN MARTIN WAS FOURTEEN  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY BECK, WALTER    £15.99
March 1920,  Martin and his friend find a cache of weapons intended for the 
Kapp Putsch to overthrow the Weimar Republic.  Can Martin get help to stop the Putsch.
ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUF/FEAR EATS THE SOUL (15 ) 1973 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W.  DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
     Film is about a German woman who strikes up a  friendship   with a Moroccan man and the racism they encounter.
BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT/BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (15) 1972 FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Fassbbinder’s tragi-comic  love story with an all-female cast.
DIE BUNTKARIERTEN/GIRLS IN GINGHAM (EX) 1949  E. GERMANY MAETZIG, KURT   £15.99
Family saga spanning 70 years of German history ending in 1945
DEUTSCHLAND 83 (15) 2015 GERMANY      £24.99
   
German TV drama set in 1983 during the height of the Cold War, when a young East German is reluctantly recruited as a spy and embedded into the West Germany army.
EHE DER MARIA BRAUN/MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (15) 1978 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99 
   Fassbinder’s biggest international hit, Hanna Schygulla plays Maria Braun, whose material
rise parallels Germany’s Economic Miracle of the 1950s.
ELSER/13 MINUTES (15) 2015 GERMANY     HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER     DVD - £17.99  BLU RAY - £22.99
   Tense Second World War  story about a determined Georg Elser (Christian Friedel) who tried to assassinate  Hitler in 1939. Captured and questioned by the authorities, Elser reveals through his confession how he was driven to perform such an act by the Nazification of his hometown.
DAS FINSTERE TAL/DARK VALLEY (15) 2014 AUSTRIA   PROCHASKA, ANDREAS   £15.99
  Based on Thomas Willmann Austrian western about a lone rider arriving in a small mountain village intent on taking on the Brenners, the tyrannical rulers of  the village.
DIE FRAU UND DER FREMDE/WOMAN AND THE STRANGER (E) E. GERMANY  1985 SIMON, RAINER   £15.99
Golden Bear winning film about two German soldiers, Karl and Richard, captured World War I. When Karl escapes he visits Richard’s wife and falls in love with her.  However one day Richard returns.
HÄNDLER DER VIER JAHRESZEITEN/MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (15) 1971 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Based on Fassbinder’s own uncle the film tells the story of Hans struggle  to make a living as a street seller.
HEIDI (U) 2015 GERMANY GSPONER,  ALAIN £15.99
   Based on  Johanna Spyri's children's adventure novel set in the Swiss Alps. 
IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS/LABYRINTH OF LIES (12) 2014 GERMANY  RICCIARELLI,  GIULIO £19.99
 Germany 1958: Young public prosecutor Johann Radmann finds himself on the case of Nazi war criminal Charles Schulz, but has no idea what really happened in Auschwitz.  However he is  shocked to find out that many of these death camp workers have returned to their normal lives and now populate the senior ranks of government.
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ - BILDER EINES LEBENS (EX)  1986 E. GERMANY  1985 KIRSTEN, RALF   £15.99
After the death of her son in the First World War, artist Käthe Kollwitz
became a radical pacifist and after signing a petition against the Nazis her art was labelled “degenerate.”
DAS LIED DER MATROSEN/SAILORS SONG (E)   1958  E. GERMANY REISCH, G/MAETZIG, K    £15.99
   After the 1917  Russian Revolution German the dockers of Kiel call for a mass strike to demand the end of the war and the abdication of the Kaiser .
LIEBMANN (12) 2016 GERMANY HERRMANN, JULES £15.99
    Teacher Antek Liebmann  leaves his past life behind by moving from Germany to a cottage in the French countryside.  Here in this  rural community he  becomes infatuated with Sébastian. However it is not long before Liebmanns past catches up with him. DVD can be played in German, English, French.
NACKT UNTER WÖLFEN /THE CAMP (15) 2015 GERMAN   KADELBACH, PHILIPP   £10.99
 Based on Bruno Apitz novel, set in Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of March 1945.  Hans Pippig is a prisoner when he discovers a young Jewish boy in the case of an incoming prisoner.  They to  hide and protect the boy while they await the  advancing Allied forces to rescue them.
DIE PRÄSENZ (18) 2014 GERMANY   GRIECO, DANIELE   £10.99
   Documentary-style  horror film about three friends looking for paranormal activity at a remote haunted castle.
SOLANGE LEBEN IN MIR IST/AS LONG AS THERE’S LIFE IN ME (EX) 1965 E.GERMANY  REISCH, GÜNTER    £17.99
Biopic about the pacifist Social Democrat, workers’ leader Karl Liebknecht and his fight against World War I. Voting against war loans  he is considered a traitor and his  party leadership turns against him. 
TROTZ ALLEDEM!/IN SPITE OF EVERTHING (EX)  1972 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99 
    Part two of the Karl Liebknecht biopic 
DER UNTERTAN/KAISER’S LACKEY  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY STAUDTE, WOLFGANG   £15.99
   Film of Heinrich Mann’s novel ‘Der Untertan’, written during the First World war which is a historical satire  about a man scared of everyone but who  progresses in society by subjugating himself to the whims of his superiors while treading on those below.
VICTORIA (15) 2015   GERMANY  SCHIPPER, SEBASTIAN £15.99
 Thriller set over one night on the streets of Berlin and  shot entirely in one continuous take.
WHO AM I - KEIN SYSTEM IST SICHER (15) 2014 GERMANY  ODAR, BARAN BO   £19.99
 Benjamin is a socially inept young German computer geek, who is invited to join a hacker group  by the charismatic Max.  Benjamin finally feels he belongs and  wants to gain recognition and status among the hackers community.  
WOLZ - LEBEN UND VERKLÄRUNG EINES DEUTSCHEN ANARCHISTEN/WOLF-LIFE AND ILLUSION OF A GERMAN ANARCHIST  (EX)  1974 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99
World War One veteran, Ignaz Wolz, return from the front with a  hatred of the war profiteers and starts his own revolution  stealing from the rich and divides the spoils with the poor.
YOU AND I (15) 2014 GERMANY   NILS BÖKAMP   £15.99
 After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jonas (Eric Klotzsch) goes on a camping trip with his 
gay British ex-flatmate. After picking up homophobic, Polish backpacker Boris (Michal Grabowski), the pair's friendship is put to the test and Jonas has to confront his true feelings about his English friend.
DIE ZÄRTLICHKEIT DER WÖLFE /TENDERNESS OF THE WOLVES (18) 1973 GERMANY LOMMEL, ULLI  DVD /BLU RAY TWO DISC SET   £24.99
   Based on the true story of gay serial killer Fritz Haarmann who killed during the closing years of World War Two.
DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN/CHAMBERMAID LYNN (18) 2014 GERMANY   HAEB,  INGO £15.99
 Comedy drama about an obsessive-compulsive hotel maid Lynn who quietly observe her guests and rummage through their possessions when they're out. 

POPULAR GERMAN FILM DIRECTORS 

RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER

ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON'T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY   FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER   DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
  All five feature-length episodes of this  working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focusing on  skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla)
ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUF/FEAR EATS THE SOUL (15 ) 1973 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W.    DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 
    Film is about a German woman who strikes up a  friendship   with a Moroccan man and the racism they encounter.

BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ  (15)   1980 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, RA. W. £54.99
 TV drama series adapted from an Alfred Doblin novel.
BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT/BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (15) 1972 FASSBINDER, R. W.   DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Fassbbinder’s tragi-comic  love story with an all-female cast.
DESPAIR - - EINE REISE INS LICHT (15) 1978   FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER       IN ENGLISH £15.99
  
  Widely considered to be Fassbinder's masterpiece, this adaptation of Nabokov's novel charts the descent into madness of
 wealthy chocolate factory owner Hermann Herman (Dirk Bogarde).
EFFI BRIEST (U) 1974 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER    £15.99
 
   Film adaptation of Theodor Fontane's novel set in the late 19th century.

EHE DER MARIA BRAUN/MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (15) 1978 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W.  DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 
  Fassbinder’s biggest international hit, Hanna Schygulla plays Maria Braun, whose material
rise parallels Germany’s Economic Miracle of the 1950s.

FASSBINDER COLLECTION: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION (18) 1968-72  £59.99
 Contains -  Liebe Ist Kälter Als Der Tod/ Love is Colder Than Death, Katzelmacher, Götter Der Pest/ Gods of the Plague, 
Der Amerikanische Soldat, Die Niklashauser Fart/Niklashauser Journey, Rio des Mortes, Warnung Vor Einer Heiligen NutteBeware of a Holy Whore, Händler Der Vier Jahreszeiten/The Merchant of Four Seasons, and Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant /Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant.
FASSBINDER COLLECTION: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION  (18)   1973-82  £59.99
 Contains -  Angst Essen Seele Auf/Fear Eats the Soul, Effi Briest, Faustrecht der Freiheit/Fox and his Friends, 
Mutter Küsters Fahrt zum Himmel-angst/Mother Kusters goes to Heaven, Angst vor der Angst/Fear of Fear, Satansbraten/Satan’s Brew, Chinesisches Roulette and Die Ehe Der Maria Braun/The Marriage of Maria Braun. 
FEAR EATS THE SOUL/ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUF (15 ) 1973 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Film is about a German woman who strikes up a  friendship   with a Moroccan man and the racism they encounter.
FAUSTRECHT DER FREIHEIT/FOX AND HIS FRIENDS/CHINESISCHES ROULETTE (15) 1975/6 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. BLU RAY ONLY - £17.99
 In Fox and His Friends a young, homosexual man, who falls in love with a wealthy industrialist's son after an unexpected lottery win. However he realises that the affections of his new partner are solely based on his wealth.

In Chinese Roulette  a married couple set off on separate business trips, only to both turn up at the family's country retreat with their secret lovers.
HÄNDLER DER VIER JAHRESZEITEN/MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (15) 1971 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Based on Fassbinder’s own uncle the film tells the story of Hans struggle  to make a
living as a street seller.
LOLA (15) 1981 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DVD £17.99   BLU RAY £19.99
 Set during Germany’s 1950s Wirtschaftswunder. Lola leads a double life as a steamy cabaret singer and as a single mother.  Building inspector Von Bohm is in love with Lola, but little does he know that Lola is the ex lover of local property developer Schukert who is being investigated by Von Bohm  for corrupt.
QUERELLE (18) 1982 GERMANY  IN ENGLISH  FASSBINDER, R. W.     DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Fassbinder’s controversial cult classic based on Jean Genet’s novel. 
RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER VOLUME 1 (18) 1970-81 GERMANY £39.99 
  Features, Lola, Martha and Warum läuft Herr R. Amok?
RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER VOLUME 2  (18)   1977-81 GERMANY   £39.99
 Features, Veronika VossIn einem Jahr mit 13 Monden/In a Year of Thirteen Moons,
Die dritte Generation /Third 
Generation & Deutschland im Herbst/Germany in Autumn
WELT AM DRAHT/WORLD ON A WIRE (15)  GERMAN 1973 RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER,     £19.99
   
Science-fiction TV  broadcast that explores the notion of a computer-generated world

WERNER HERZOG


AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES/AGUIRRE, WRATH OF GOD (15 ) 1972 GERMANY  HERZOG, WERNER    
 DVD - £17.99   BLU RAY -  £19.99
   Intense performance by Klaus Kinski as Aguirre a Spanish conquistador looking for  El Dorado. 
CERRO TORRE: SCHREI AUS STEIN/SCREAM OF STONE (15) 2003  HERZOG, WERNER  IN ENGLISH       £5.99    
 
When the death of a mutual friend and a love rivalry divides two climbers, they  challenge each other to scale an unclimbed 
Patagonianan mountain  which  results  in a bitter climbing duel.  
FITZCARRALDO (15) 1982  GERMANY  WERNER HERZOG  £17.99
 Eccentric rubber baron attempts to realize his dream of building a opera house deep in the Peruvian jungle.
GESUALDO - DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES (E) 1995  GERMANY   IN ENGLISH    HERZOG, WERNER    £19.99
 Film about the  sixteenth century Italian composer  Don Carlo Gesualdo.
HERZ AUS GLAS/HEART OF GLASS (15)  1976  GERMANY HERZOG, WERNER    £19.99   
  Small village struggles to come to terms with the closer of the sole source of employment.

HERZOG/KINSKI BOX SET (18)  1972-99 GERMANY  HERZOG, WERNER   £39.99
 Contains Cobra Verde,Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski,  Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes, Nosferatu, Phantom der Nacht, 
Woyzeck, Fitzcarraldo.
INVINCIBLE (12) 2000 HERZOG, WERNER IN ENGLISH  £15.99
   
The year is 1932, and young Jewish blacksmith travels to Berlin, where he has accepted an appointment to appear as a 
strong man at Hanussen's Palace of the Occult. His new boss soon asks him to perform dressed as the Aryan hero Siegfried in order to please the Nazi clientele, and despite his reservations, Zishe agrees; but when his mother sees him in costume he rejects the charade, and declares on stage that he is Jewish, which results in a riot at the club. Meanwhile, he gets to know the club's owner Erik-Jan Hanussen (Tim Roth), a clairvoyant and hypnotist who has secrets of his own.
NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (15) 1979   GERMAN     HERZOG, WERNER
    DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY -  £22.99

    Remake of F.W. Murnau's classic gothic horror 'Nosferatu'.
STROSZEK (15) 1977 GERMANY WERNER HERZOG    £19.99
 Strozek moves from  Berlin to a desolated farming community in  Wisconsin. A  quirky  imaginative comedy.
WERNER HERZOG BOX SET TWO (15)  1970-77 HERZOG, WERNER    £29.99
 Contains Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen/Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970), Fata Morgana (1971), Kaspar Hauser 
- Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle/The Enigma Of Kaspar Hauser (1974), Herz aus Glas/Heart Of Glass (1976) and Stroszek (1977).
WERNER HERZOG COLLECTION DVD BOX SET (15) GERMANY - DVD - £59.99 BLU RAY - £79.99
  This 10-disc DVD box set compiles 18 films from one German cinema’s greatest directors, made available here in beautifully remastered presentations.
WOYZECK (15) 1978  GERMANY WERNER HERZOG     £19.99
 Werner Herzog’s film of the  Buchner Play .


WIM WENDERS


ALICE IN DEN STÄDTEN/ALICE IN THE CITIES (U) 1974 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 Film about the friendship between a writer and an eight year old girl.  Wenders presents a start account of the changing 
face of Europe, onset of global consumerism and the influence of American pop culture.
DER AMERIKANISCHE FREUND/AMERICAN FRIEND  (18) 1977 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM      £19.99
 Based on Patricia Highsmith’s book Ripley’s game about a German picture  restorer asked to kill a french gangster.
AUFZEICHNUNGEN ZU KLEIDERN UND STÄDTEN/NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES (U) 1994    WENDERS, WIM    £12.99
   
The film follows Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and on making clothes and making images.

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB(E) GERMANY 1998 WENDERS, W. IN  ENGLISH  £19.99
 Documentary about music in Cuba.
FALSCHE BEWEGUNG/WRONG MOVE  (15) 1975 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM       £15.99
 Road movie which forms the second part of Wender’s trilogy, coming between ‘Alice in the Cities’ and ‘Kings of the Road’.

DER HIMMEL ÜBER BERLIN/WINGS OF DESIRE (PG) GERMANY 1987  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 An Angel watches over Berlin and is entranced by human existence.

IM LAUF DER ZEIT/KINGS OF THE ROAD  (18) 1976 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM          £19.99
 The film focuses on the relationship that develops between two men - movie projector repairman Bruno and suicidal Robert 
- as they travel in a truck on the dusty roads along the border between East and West Germany.
KINGS OF THE ROAD/IM LAUF DER ZEIT  (18) 1976 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM          £19.99
 The film focuses on the relationship that develops between two men - movie projector repairman Bruno and suicidal Robert- as they travel in a truck on the dusty roads along the border between East and West Germany.
NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES/AUFZEICHNUNGEN ZU KLEIDERN UND STÄDTEN (U) 1994    WENDERS, WIM    £12.99
   
The film follows Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and on making clothes and making images.

ONE WHO SET FORTH: WIM WENDERS EARLY YEARS(12) 2007 USA WEHN,      MARCEL £19.99
 Documentary sheds an extremely personal and intimate light on the early life and work of Win Wenders.
PARIS, TEXAS (15) USA1984       WENDERS, WIM     IN ENGLISH  £19.99
 
Road movie with Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassia Kinski.
PINA(E) 2011 GERMANY            WENDERS, WIM        £15.99
   
Wim Wenders tribute to the work of avant-garde German choreographer Pina Bausch who died of cancer two days 
before shooting began.
WINGS OF DESIRE/DER HIMMEL ÜBER BERLIN (PG) GERMANY 1987  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 An Angel watches over Berlin and is entranced by human existence

WRONG MOVE/FALSCHE BEWEGUNG  (15) 1975 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM       £15.99
 Road movie which forms the second part of Wender’s trilogy, coming between ‘Alice in the Cities’ and ‘Kings of the Road’.

FRITZ LANG


GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMS -
 
FRAU IM MOND (U) 1929 GERMAN   LANG, FRITZ      £19.99
    Silent epic about a rocket on its way to explore the moon is commandeered by a group of spies intent on plundering the moon's gold. Arriving on the moon, the travellers find themselves stranded, facing a struggle to survive.
TESTAMENT DES DR MABUSE  (12) GERMANY 1933   LANG, FRITZ   DVD - £19.99   BLU-RAY - £20.99
    An early Fritz Lang crime thriller, banned by the Nazis. Dr. Mabuse has been locked away in an asylum for ten years, but his crime organisation is still perpetrating an insane orgy of wanton destruction - threats, shoot-outs, thefts, explosions, bombings, burnings and floodings.
DOKTOR MABUSE - DER SPIELER (PG) GERMANY 1922 B/W SILENT FRITZ  LANG  DVD - £19.99   BLU-RAY - £20.99
    Silent film noir set in the 1920s in post-WW1 Germany. 
FRAU IM MOND (U) 1929 GERMAN   LANG, FRITZ   DVD    £19.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    Silent epic about a rocket on its way to explore the moon is commandeered by a group of spies intent on plundering the moon's gold. Arriving on the moon, the travellers find themselves stranded, facing a struggle to survive.
M (PG) GERMANY 1931 GERMANY B/W    FRITZ LANG    DUAL FORMAN DVD/BLU RAY EDITION   £19.99 
    Restored version of Fritz Lang’s chilling classic tale of a psychopathic killer. (restored two disc edition.)
METROPOLIS (U) GERMANY 1926 B/W.   LANG, FRITZ  DVD - £19.99   BLU-RAY - £22.99
    Early Science Fiction story of a  dehumanized future society. This newly restored version now includes 25 minutes which had been discovered in Argentina in 2008
DIE NIBELUNGEN (PG)   1924 GERMANY        LANG, FRITZ    DVD - £19.99   BLU-RAY - £22.99
   Fritz Lang'sclassic film epic based upon the same Germanic myth that inspired Wagner's epic 'Ring' cycle of operas.
DER TIGER VON ESCHNAPUR / DAS INDISCHE GRABMAL (PG) 1959 GERMANY    LANG, FRITZ    £23.99
   This two-part adventure epic is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful colour films in the history of cinema.
 
FRITZ LANG ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS
 
AMERICAN GUERRILLA IN THE PHILIPPINES (PG) 1950  USA  LANG, FRITZ    £9.99
    War drama starring Tyrone Power as US Navy Ensign Chuck Palmer.
BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT (PG) 1956   LANG, FRITZ     £11.99
    Thriller about a novelist obsessed with the idea that an innocent man can be found guilty.
CLOAK AND DAGGER (PG) 1946   LANG, FRITZ     £9.99
    Spy thriller in which Gary Cooper plays an American science professor who is parachuted into Germany on a secret mission.
HANGMEN ALSO DIE (PG) 1948   LANG, FRITZ     £14.99
    Classic war drama set in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi occupation.
HUMAN DESIRE  (PG) 1951   LANG, FRITZ     £12.99
    Film-noir starring Glenn Ford as Jeff Warren, who returns from the Korean War and  suspecting  his wife of 
cheating on him,  murders a man out of jealousy.
MAN HUNT (PG) 1941    LANG, FRITZ     £15.99
    Political thriller follows a British hunter's attempts to outrun Nazi agents after he targets Adolf Hitler.
RANCHO NOTORIOUS (PG) 1952    LANG, FRITZ     £12.99
    Director Fritz Lang adds an expressionistic touch to this unusually dark Western.
THE RETURN OF FRANK JAMES (U) 1940    LANG, FRITZ     £15.99
    Sequel to 'Jesse James' in which Henry Fonda reprises his role as Frank James.
SCARLET STREET (PG) 19545    LANG, FRITZ     £12.99
    Edward G. Robinson stars in this  film noir classic about an ordinary man who strays off his normal path into a world of seduction and deceit. 
SECRET BEYOND THE DOOR (PG) 1948    LANG, FRITZ     £14.99
    Classic film-noir starring Joan Bennett and Michael Redgrave.
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS (PG) 1958   LANG, FRITZ     £11.99
    Thriller in which journalist hunt the ‘Lipstick Killer', a notorious serial murderer who has so far eluded the police. As they edge ever nearer to their prey, however, professional rivalries soon place all of the journalists' lives in deadly peril.
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW (PG) 1944   LANG, FRITZ     £11.99
    A college professor stabs an assailant in self defence, killing him. Rather than call the police he conspires to dispose of the body in the nearby woods.
YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE (12) 1937   LANG, FRITZ     £15.99
    Eddie Taylor (Henry Fonda) is an ex-con trying to make a good life for himself and his new bride Joan (Sylvia Sidney) but fate has other plans and wherever he turns things go wrong.

COMPLETE ALPHABETICAL LIST OF GERMAN DVDS  


TEXT IN BLUE - ORIGINAL GERMAN FILM TITLE .        TITLE IN BLACK - TITLE ON THE DVD
ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

25 YEARS GERMAN REUNIFICATION (E) 2009   ZINTL, T.  £19.99
  Documentary used to advertise the merits of the East German classical music and culture-loving population in direct contrast to the 'decadent', western pop music.
71 FRAGMENTE EINER CHRONOLOGIE DES ZUFALLS/71 FRAGMENTS OF A CHRONOLOGY OF CHANCE (1) 1994 GERMANY HANEKE, MICHAEL £19.99
 Austrian director Michael Haneke presents a series of isolated scenes of unrelated people that culminates in an act of sudden and senseless violence in a bank.
A FILM UNFINISHED - NAZI PROPAGANDA AND THE WARSAW GHETTO (E)  HERSONSKI, YAEL £14.99
   
Documentary derived from footage of an unfinished Nazi propaganda film. In 1998 evidence surfaced which showed 
the original film, shot in the Warsaw Ghetto, was  staged to showing rich Jews exploiting their poorer neighbours and offering some justification for the Final Solution. This reconstructed footage, which is accompanied by the testimonies of survivors from the Ghetto, gives an insight into how the Nazis used film as propaganda to justify their evils actions.
A MAN, HIS LOVER, AND HIS MOTHER (15) 2013 SWITZERLAND  GISLER, MARCEL   IN GERMAN £15.99
        Gay writer Lorenz returns to home town in Switzerland to deal with his writer’s block. However back home he has to deal with his elderly fun loving mother in this heart-warming  film.
AB HEUTE HEISST DU SARA/FROM NOW ON YOUR NAME IS SARA: GRIPS THEATRE BERLIN (E)   GERMANY    £19.99
    The play, based on Inge Deutschkron’s book 'Ich trug den gelben Stern'’  1933  eleven years old Inge who refuses to understand why all of a sudden she is not allowed to play on the street. In the years after that for Inge, being a Jew means not only humiliation, attacks and restrictions, but also never going dancing or to the cinema. It means growing up without having been young.
ABSCHIED/FAREWELL (EX)  1968  E. GERMANY  EGON GÜNTHER   £15.99
  August 1914 and  seventeen year-old Hans Gastl decides not to join the war. This decision is a turning point in his life marking a farewell to his class and his family. 
ABSCHIED - BRECHTS LETZTER SOMMER/THE FAREWELL.  BRECHT’S LAST SUMMER (15) 2000  SCHUTTE, J.  £19.99  
 Portrait of Brecht set in the summer of  1956 in East Germany.

DIE ABENTEUER DES PRINZEN ACHMED (PG) GERMANY 1926  REINIGER, L.     
DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU-RAY EDITION £19.99
 
Hailed as the first full-length  animated film in the history of cinema.  Lotte Reiniger’s beautiful silhouette animation 
brings to life magical tales from the Arabian Nights.
ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON'T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY   FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER   DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
  All five feature-length episodes of this  working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focusing on  skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla)
AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES/AGUIRRE, WRATH OF GOD (15 ) 1972 GERMANY  HERZOG, WERNER  DVD - £17.99    BLU RAY -  £19.99
 Intense performance by Klaus Kinski as Aguirre a Spanish conquistador looking for  El Dorado.  
AIMÉE & JAGUAR (15)  GERMANY 1999  FARBERBOCK, MAX       £19.99
 Set in 1943 Berlin the film follows two women experiences,one a mother with four children, the other a member of the 
Jewish  underground.  
ALICE IN DEN STÄDTEN/ALICE IN THE CITIES (U) 1974 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 Film about the friendship between a writer and an eight year old girl.  Wenders presents a start account of the changing
 face of Europe, onset of global consumerism and the influence of American pop culture.
ALONE IN BERLIN (12)  2016  PEREZ, VINCENT IN ENGLISH   £13.99
 Adapted from Hans Fallada's novel about a  working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death.
ALOYS (12) 2016 SWITZERLAND  NÖLLE, TOBIAS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY  £17.99  
   Private investigator Aloys experiences life at a  safe distance through watching surveillance tapes. But when his father dies, he is left on his own and his sheltered existence begins to fall apart until a mystery women opens up a new world to  Aloys which  may help him to break out of his isolated world. 
ALS MARTIN VIERZEHN WAR/WHEN MARTIN WAS FOURTEEN  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY BECK, WALTER    £15.99
March 1920,  Martin and his friend find a cache of weapons intended for the Kapp Putsch to overthrow the Weimar Republic.  Can Martin get help to stop the Putsch.
DER AMERIKANISCHE FREUND/AMERICAN FRIEND  (18) 1977 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM      £19.99
 Based on Patricia Highsmith’s book Ripley’s game about a German picture  restorer asked to kill a French gangster. 
AMOUR FOU (12A) 2014 AUSTRIA HAUSNER,  JESSICA £14.99
  The film follows young German poet and dramatist Heinrich von Kleist while he tries to convince a friend's wife to join him in a suicide pact as a means of escaping the inevitability of death.
ANNE FRANK-DEAR KITTY(U) 1999 NETHERLANDS SLUIS,W. IN ENGLISH  £12.99
 One of Anne Frank’s ‘friends Miep Gies, talks of her memories of the Anne Frank and the period.

ANONYMA - EINE FRAU IN BERLIN/ANONYMA - THE DOWNFALL OF BERLIN (15) GERMANY 2008  FARBERBOCK, MAX  
  DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
    Berlin in the final days of World War Two, a  woman - known only as 'Anonyma' (Nina Foss) - endures repeated rape by 
Russian soldiers, and tries to wrestle a modicum of control over her destiny by using sex as a tool for survival, forging an uneasy sexual alliance with Russian leader Major Andrei Rybkin   
DER ANSTÄNDIGE/THE DECENT ONE (15) 2014 LAPA, VANESSA (5021866743301) £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the German SS officer Heinrich Himmler (voice of Tobias Moretti). 
ANTIKÖRPER/ANTIBODIES  (18)    2005    GERMANY  Alvart, Christian     £19.99
 Serial killer and policeman find they have more in common as they think.
DIE ARCHITEKTEN/ARCHITECTS (12)  1990    GERMANY  KAHANE, PETER    £14.99
 Shot in 1990, this portrayal of life in East Berlin offers a snapshot of what life was like just before the wall came down .
ARMY OF SAVIOURS/UNTER BAUERN/ (15)  2011  GERMANY BOEKEN LUDI  £15.99
  
  Based on the memoirs of Marga Spiegel, the drama relates the real life tale of a community of German farmers who helped shelter 
a Jewish family during the dark days of World War II.
AS FAR AS MY FEET WILL CARRY ME/SO WEIT DIE FÜßE TRAGEN (12) 2001 GERMANY     MARTINS, HARDY £15.99
   
Epic true story of  a German soldier  who attempts to escape from the Siberian death camp  at the end of World War II.

ASPHALT (U) 1929 GERMANY MAY, JOE  SILENT     £19.99
 This  love story set in the traffic-strewn Berlin of the late 1920s is one of the last great  German Expressionist films of the silent era.
ATMEN/BREATHING (15) 2011 AUSTRIA    MARKOVICS, KARL    £15.99
  
  Austrian drama about a youth offender facing life after his release from a juvenile detention centre.

ATOMISED/ELEMENTARTEILCHEN (15) 2006 GERMANY ROEHLER, OSKAR £19.99
 Based on Michel Houellebecq’s controversial novel, this movie focuses on  two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality.
ATTIC - HIDING OF ANN FRANK (PG) 1987 USA  ERMAN J.  IN ENGLISH  £12.99
 The story of Miep Gies, who risked her life daily in hiding eight Jews in her attic during the war.

AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE/EDGE OF HEAVEN (15) 2007 GERMANY   AKIN, FATIH  £19.99
 Widower Ali seeks out companionship with the prostitute Yeter, setting in motion a chain of events that will link three 
families across different cultures, countries and generations.
AUFZEICHNUNGEN ZU KLEIDERN UND STÄDTEN/NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES (U) 1994    WENDERS, WIM    £12.99
   
The film follows Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and on making clothes and making images.

AUS DEM LEBEN DER MARIONETTEN/FROM  THE LIFE OF THE MARIONETTES (18) GERMANY  1980   BERGMAN, INGMAR    £19.99  
 Filmed in German raw film about a feuding professional couple.    

AUSCHWITZ (15) 2011 GERMANY    BOLL, UWE        £19.99
   
Uwe Boll writes and directs this brutal drama, interspersed with documentary footage, depicting the day-to-day workings of the 
Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz.
BAADER-MEINHOF KOMPLEX (18) 2008  GERMANY   EDEL, ULI    £17.99
 
Berlin in 1967, a horrific riot inspires Ulrike Meinhof to join forces with Andreas Baader to fight the West German state. The pair moves from activism into terrorism, and form  the revolutionary terrorist organisation  Red Army Faction.
BALLS/MÄNNER WIE WIR (15)   2004 GERMANY    HORMAN, SHERRY            £19.99
 Comedy about a gay football team.
BARBARA (12A) 2012    GERMANY    PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN         £17.99
    Set in pre-Berlin Wall East Germany in 1980. Nina Hoss stars as Barbara, a young doctor starting a new job at a small hospital in the provinces. It transpires she has been transferred there by the government as punishment for applying for an exit visa from the GDR.

Her aim is to escape to the West to join her boyfriend Jörg (Mark Waschke), who has been planning her escape via the Baltic Sea. 
Barbara, detached and self-contained, keeps her head down and gets on with her work, despite being subjected to random home checks and intrusive body searches. However, as the weeks go by, she becomes both beguiled and confused by the attentions of her new boss, Andre (Ronald Zehrfeld).

Can she trust him, or has he been assigned to keep tabs on her?
BARFUSS 2005 GERMANY 2005 Schweiger, TILL  £17.99
 Romantic comedy about bachelor Nick, who helps and falls in love with an escaped mental patient.
BEDWAYS (18) 2010 GERMAN            KAHL R R        £15.99
  
  Sexually explicit drama set in Berlin telling the story of a film director and her actors shooting an erotic movie, and becoming 
more than professionally involved.
BEFORE THE FALL/NAPOLA - ELITE FÜR DEN FÜHRER (15) 2004  GERMANY       GANSEL, DENNIS    £15.99
  
  With the Second World War in full swing, two teenaged boys are enrolled in a National Political Academy (NaPolA), a youth 
facility for the training of future Nazi leaders. One is a working-class boy with a talent for boxing, and the other is the  Governor's sensitive, poetry-loving son.  They must both lay aside their innocence and humanity as they prepare to join the Nazi elite.
BELLA MARTHA/MOSTLY MARTHA (PG)  2002 GERMANY NETTLEBECK, SANDRA         £19.99 
 Bittersweet comedy about acceptance  and the pressures of modern life.

BENNY'S VIDEO (18)   1992  GERMANY  HANEKE, MICHAEL  £19.99
 One day detached and ignored 14-year old Benny  kills a young girl and his parents go about covering up the murder.
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH,  KASPAR £15.99
   
In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann  hangs in the balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team.
BERLIN, DIE SINFONIE DER GROßSTADT & MELODIE DER WELT (E) 1927/29 GERMANY RUTTMANN, WALTHER   
 (TWO DVD SET) £34.99
 The 2-disc DVD combines for the first time all surviving works by Walther Ruttmann from 1920-1931 in newly restored and 
reconstructed versions, often with original scores. It also includes lobby cards, posters, programs and text documents as well as little known paintings and drawings by Ruttmann.
BERLIN - ECKE SCHÖNHAUSER/BERLIN SCHOENHAUSER CORNER/ (PG) 1957 GERMAN   KLEIN, G. £14.99
 Film about East German  teenagers  in 1950s .
BEYOND SILENCE/JENSEITS DER STILLE (15) 1996  GERMANY        LINK,  CAROLINE    £15.99
   
German drama starring Sylvie Testud as Lara, the spirited daughter of two deaf-mute parents. Since early childhood, Lara 
has acted as a translator and mediator between her parents and the outside world. Now a young woman of 18, Lara is given a clarinet by her revered aunt, and learns to play with rapid success.
BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY/GROßE MÄDCHEN WEINEN NICHT (15) GERMANY 2002   HELAND, MARIA v.    £19.99 
 Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events. 

BLACK SHEEP/SCHWARZES SCHAF MIT WEIßER WESTE (18) 2006 GERMANY   RIHS, OLIVER     £19.99
 Black Sheep is a rock ‘n’ roll no holds barred trip through the urban Berlin lifestyle
BLAUE ENGEL/BLUE ANGEL (PG) GERMANY  1931 B/W  STERNBERG, JOSEF VON       £19.99
 
Marlene Dietrich stars in this classic adaptation of Heinrich Mann’s novel. Now available in much improved quality and in 
Dual Format (Blu-ray + DVD) with both the German-language “main” version, and the simultaneously shot English-language version. 
DIE BLECHTROMMEL/TIN DRUM (15 ) 1979 GERMANY    SCHLONDORFF ,   VOLKER    £19.99
 
Based on the Grass novel, it looks at 20th Century German history  through the eyes of achild who stops growing at the  age of three.
BLIND SPOT:  HITLER’S SECRETARY/IM TOTEN WINKEL: HITLERS SEKRETÄRIN (PG) GERMANY 2002  
HELLER /SCHMIDERER     £19.99
     Traudl Junge was a apolitical secretary aged 22 when she was picked from a typing pool to become Hitler’s private 
secretary. In this film she recounts her working for Hitler.
BLUTGLETSCHER/BLOOD GLACIER (15) 2013 AUSTRIA  KREN, MARVIN £15.99
    Set in a weather research station in the Alps a team  investigating climate change. discover a glacier that has been dyed red 
by a mysterious substance which turns out to be organic and has the ability to transform both animals and humans into terrifying mutations.
DAS  BOOT (15) GERMANY  1991 (DIRECTORS CUT)   PETERSON,  W.     £19.99
 Remastered version of this gripping tale of a German U-Boat crew in WW2.   
DAS  BOOT (15)  GERMANY 1991 (DIRECTORS CUT)   PETERSON,  W.     £24.99 
 The original four and a half  six-part mini  series is here presented in the complete uncut Digitally remastered version.

BREATHING/ATMEN (15) 2011 AUSTRIA    MARKOVICS, KARL    £15.99
  
  Austrian drama about a youth offender facing life after his release from a juvenile detention centre.

DIE BRÜCKE/
THE BRIDGE  (15)   1959 GERMANY WICKI, BERNHARD £15.99
 
Poignant, anti-war drama from director Bernhard Wicki about a group of German boys' attempts to guard a bridge in the 
dying days of WWII.
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB(E) GERMANY 1998 WENDERS, W. IN  ENGLISH  £19.99
 Documentary about music in Cuba.
DIE BÜCHSE DER PANDORA/PANDORA’S BOX ( 15) 1928 GERMANY B/W SILENT PABST, GW     £19.99
 Adaptation of the Franz Wedekind play.     
DIE BUNTKARIERTEN/GIRLS IN GINGHAM (EX) 1949  E. GERMANY MAETZIG, KURT   £15.99
Family saga spanning 70 years of German history ending in 1945
DAS CABINET DES DR. CALIGARI (U) GERMANY 1919  WIENE, ROBERT     £19.99
 Classic of German expressionist cinema available in this dual dvd and Blu Ray high-definition edition.
CALL OF THE TOAD/UNKENRUFE (15) 2005  GLINSKI, ROBERT   GERMAN AND POLISH £15.99
    Based on the novel by Gunter Grass, the film is a  love story between a German man and a Polish woman and how their 
good intentions and idealistic hopes for international understanding are corrupted when the money starts to roll in.
CARBIDE AND SORREL/KARBID UND SAUERAMPFER (12) 1963  GERMANY   BEYER,  FRANK   £14.99
  At the end of the war in  1945,  factory worker Kalle sets out from Dresden for Wittenberge to try to get supplies , on the way  
he  falls in love with a young peasant woman, but he must return to his factory.
CARGO - DA DRAUßEN BIST DU ALLEIN (12) 2009 GERMANY    IVAN ENGLER, I/ETTER, R    £15.99
   
Sci-fi movie from co-writer/director Ivan Engler set in the year 2267. An ecological collapse has made Earth uninhabitable. 
Those who remain are forced to live in space stations, circling the planet.
THE CASTLE/DAS SCHLOß (12) 1997 GERMANY    HANEKE, MICHAEL  £15.99
 
Existential drama  adapted from the novel by Franz Kafka.

CERRO TORRE: SCHREI AUS STEIN
/SCREAM OF STONE (15) 2003  HERZOG, WERNER  IN ENGLISH       £5.99    
 
When the death of a mutual friend and a love rivalry divides two climbers, they  challenge each other to scale an unclimbed Patagonianan mountain  which  results  in a bitter climbing duel.  
CHERRY BLOSSOMS/KIRSCHBLÜTEN - HANAMI (15) 2008 GERMANY DORRIE, SORIS £14.99
 German filmmaker Doris Dorrie writes and directs this subtle drama exploring themes of love, death and quiet longing.

CHIKO (18) 2008 GERMANY        YILDIRIM,  OZGUR    £12.99
   
Turkish-German director Ozgur Yildirim directs this gritty drama set in the suburban ghettos of Hamburg. Chiko his 
best friend Tibet are two second-generation Turkish immigrant teenagers who dream of money, power and respect - all attributes local drug lord seems to them to possess.
CHRISTIANE F (18)  GERMANY 1981  EDEL,  ULRICH   £19.99
 Controversial story of a young girl’s descent into the drug scene of 70’s Berlin.   
CITY OF WAR - THE STORY OF JOHN RABE (15) GERMANY 2009 GALLENBERGER, FLORIAN    IN ENGLISH    £15.99
 
A World War Two drama based on real events, in which Ulrich Tukur stars as John Rabe, a German businessman and 
card-carrying member of the Nazi party who uses his influence to save the lives of thousands of Chinese citizens from the brutal offensive.
CLASSICAL MUSIC AND COLD WAR - MUSICIANS IN THE GDR (E) 2009    ZINTL, THOMAS£19.99
 
   Documentary exploring what life was like for classical musicians in the GDR after the division of Germany in 1945.

CLOUD 9/WOLKE 9 (15) 2008 GERMANY DRESEN,ANDREAS   £12.99
 
The film  explores fidelity, desire and love in the twilight years and subverts convention to present a brave account of 
young love in old age.
COMING OUT (15) GERMANY 1989   CAROW, HEINER     £19.99
 As a boy, Philipp was strongly attracted to his best friend, but he puts all that behind him in order to live a ‘normal’ life.
COMPLETE FRITZ LANG MABUSE COLLECTION (PG) GERMANY LANG FRITZ £49.99
 All three of Fritz Lang's Mabuse films have been collected for one package, in their complete and restored forms. 
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler/Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler. (1922), Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse/The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) and Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse/The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960).
COLONEL REDL/OBERST REDL (15) HUNGARY 1985  SZABO, ISTVAN    IN GERMAN     £15.99
 Based on a true story involving espionage and homosexuality set in the dying days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
COUNTERFEITERS/DIE FÄLSCHER (15)  GERMANY  2007  RUZOWITZKY,  STEFAN       £5.99
 True story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936 and using concentration 
camp labour to carry out the forgeries.  
CRIMSON OCEAN/DIE GUSTLOFF (15) 2008 GERMANY        VILSMAIER,  JOSEPH     £15.99
    German made-for-TV drama which tells the story of the sinking of passenger ship the Gustloff in the final year of WWII.
THE CUT (15) 20104  AKIN, FATIH   £17.99
   Set in the  Armenian Genocide of 1915 a man manages to survive the massacres but loses his family and his faith in the process until he  discovers that his two daughters might also have survived and heads to  America  searching for them. In Armenian, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, Spanish, English 
DANCING DREAMS (E) 2010 GERMANY   HOFFMAN, RAINER/LINSEL, ANNE £17.99
    Documentary that follows the German choreographer Pina Bausch as she stages a ballet using a group of 40 young people.

DAWN OF EVIL - HITLER RISING/MEIN KAMPF    (18) 2009 GERMANY ODERMATT,  URS     £15.99
   
Drama based on Hitler's early adulthood and initial rise to power. Tom Schilling stars as the unshakeably self-confident 
young Adolf Hitler, who moves into a boarding house in Vienna in the early 1900s having applied to study at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. However, Hitler is rejected by the academy and turns instead to a career in politics.
DEUTSCHLAND 83 (15) 2015 GERMANY      £24.99
    German TV drama set in 1983 during the height of the Cold War, when a young East Germanis reluctantly recruited as a spy and embedded into the West Germany army.
DEUTSCHLAND BLEICHE MUTTER/GERMANY PALE MOTHER (15) 1980 GERMANY SANDERS-BRAHMS, SELMA   DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set during the Third Reich and its aftermath, this lyrical, harrowing tale of love and war is a neglected classic of New German cinema. 
DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (U) 1959  USA    STEVENS, GEORGE IN ENGLISH £9.99
 Screen adaptation of the Anne Frank story. DVD CAN BE PLAYED IN GERMAN

DIARY OF A LOST GIRL/TAGEBUCH EINER VERLORENEN (PG)GERMANY  1929 B/W  PABST, GW         £15.99
 Pabst’s film is a vivid exploration of a corrupt society.
DOG DAYS (18) AUSTRIA 2002 SEIDL, ULRICH     £19.99
 Vienna on a hot weekend,  six interwoven stories unfold.
DOKTOR MABUSE - DER SPIELER (PG) GERMANY 1922  FRITZ  LANG     £19.99
 Lang’s early masterpiece is a superb study of a decadent society, foreshadowing the coming of Hitler.
THE DOOR/DIE TÜR     (15) 2009 GERMANY    SAUL, ANNO    £17.99
   
A man plagued by guilt of  his daughter death uncovers a door that allows him to travel back to the day of her 
death and alter history.
DOWNFALL/DER UNTERGANG (15) 2004 GERMANY   HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER   £15.99
 Film of Hitler’s final days in his Berlin bunker which caused  controversy by humanising the Fuhrer.

DIE DREI GROSCHEN-OPER/THREEPENNY OPERA (PG) GERMANY 1931 B/W  PABST,  G W   £19.99
 
Pabst’s adaptation of this Brecht/Weill musical both  in the German and French version.
DRESDEN (15)   2006 GERMANY  SUSO RICHTER, ROLAND  IN ENGLISH  £19.99
 Large budget  made-for-television film  about controversial firebombing of the city by the allies in 1945, in which over 30,000 people were killed.
DROP OUT - NIPPELSUSE SCHLÄGT ZURÜCK  (18 ) 1997  GERMANY BULD, WOLFGANG   £15.99
 
A woman who breaks up with her boyfriend finds herself alone and on the street. She begins to work as a detective 
which involves the world of murder and prostitution.
ECHTE KERLE/REGULAR GUYS (15) 1996 GERMANY SILBER,  ROLF     £15.99
 German comedy that takes a tongue-in-cheek peek at the complexities of relationships.

ECHOES OF HOME/HEIMATKLÄNGE (U) 2009 GERMANY  SCHWIETERT, STEFAN £12.99
 Echoes of Home is a delightfully bonkers documentary all about the Swiss music form of yodelling; a truly unique look at a 
sometimes misunderstood music tradition and its bright future.
EDEN  (12) 2006 GERMANY  HOFMANN, MICHAEL       £19.99
 Sensual and romantic film centred around food.
EDGE OF HEAVEN/AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE (15) 2007 GERMANY   AKIN, FATIH  £19.99
 Widower Ali seeks out companionship with the prostitute Yeter, setting in motion a chain of events that will link three 
families across different cultures, countries and generations.
EDUKATORS/DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI (15) 2004 GERMANY WEINGARTNER,H.       £19.99
 Edukadors presents three idealistic activists trying to get by in a corrupt world.

EFFI BRIEST (U) 1974 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER    £15.99
   
Fassbinder ‘s adaptation of Theodor Fontane's novel set in the late 19th century.

ELEMENTARTEILCHEN
/ATOMISED (15) 2006 GERMANY ROEHLER, OSKAR £19.99
 Based on Michel Houellebecq’s controversial novel, this movie focuses on  two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality.
ELSER/13 MINUTES (15) 2015 GERMANY     HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER     DVD - £17.99  BLU RAY - £22.99
   Tense Second World War  story about a determined Georg Elser (Christian Friedel) who tried to assassinate 
Hitler in 1939. Captured and questioned by the authorities, Elser reveals through his confession how he was driven to perform such an act by the Nazification of his hometown.
EMIL UND DIE DETEKTIVE/EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES (U)  1931 GERMANY LAMPRECHT, GERHARD   £19.99
    German film adaptation of Eric Kastner’s much-loved children’s book scripted by the legendary Billy Wilder (later to 
direct Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment). Also included is a rare 1935 British version.
DAS ENDE DER NACHT/HELL (15) 2011 GERMANY    FEHLBAUM, TIM    DVD - £15.99    BLU RAY - £19.99
   
Post-apocalyptic horror in which a group of survivors fight for survival in a barren, desolate futureworld. It's 2016 
and global warming has reduced the Earth to an arid, parched wasteland. Struggling to survive in the relentless heat of the sun, Marie (Hannah Herzsprung), her younger sister, Leonie (Lisa Vicari), and boyfriend Phillip (Lars Eidinger) are on a journey to the Bavarian Alps in search of water, which is now extremely scarce.  
THE ESCAPE ARTIST/DER GROßE ZAUBER (15) 1982  GERMANY  DESCHAMEL, CALEB    £15.99
     A magician's son who tries to follow in his father's footsteps.

EUROPA (15) 1991  TRIER, LARS VON ENGLISH AND GERMAN.   £19.99
 In 1945 an American arrives in Germany to explorehis heritage. He  discovers a  world  of chaos and corruption 
and falls for a terrorist suspect.
EUROPA, EUROPA (15) 1991  GERMANY  HOLLAND, AGNIESZKA      £15.99
 Based on a true story of a young German Jew, forced to conceal his  Jewishness to  survive.  
DAS EXPERIMENT (18)  2001 GERMANY  HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER    £19.99  
 Thriller based on the 70s Sanford University experiment in which a group of people play prisoners and  prison guards. 
An investigative journalist incites a rebellion among the prisoners to juice up his story 
DER FALL GLEIWITZ/GLEIWITZ CASE (12) 1961 GERMANY   KLEIN,  GERHARD      £14.99
 Film about the 1939 Nazi plot in which German soldiers disguised as Poles attacked a German radio station as a pretext 
for Hitler’s invasion of Poland. 
FALSCHE BEWEGUNG/WRONG MOVE  (15) 1975 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM       £15.99
 Road movie which forms the second part of Wender’s trilogy, coming between ‘Alice in the Cities’ and ‘Kings of the Road’.

DIE FÄLSCHER/COUNTERFEITERS (15)  GERMANY  2007  RUZOWITZKY,  STEFAN       £5.99
 True story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936 and using concentration camp l
about to carry out the forgeries.
DER FAN (18) 1982 GERMANY   SCHMIDT, ECKHART   £19.99  
 Horror film based on a teenager’s obsession with a singer.
THE FAREWELL.  BRECHT’S LAST SUMMER/ABSCHIED - BRECHTS LETZTER SOMMER (15) 2000  SCHUTTE, J.  
£19.99  
 Portrait of Brecht set in the summer of  1956 in East Germany.           
FASHION VICTIMS/REINE GESCHMACKSACHE (15) 1991  GERMANY  RASPER, INGO     £17.99
 Two male business rivals fall in love with each other.
FATHERLAND (15) 1986 UK LOACH, KEN   IN ENGLISH     £19.99
 A singer swaps the political intimidation of working in East Germany for the equally controlling Capitalist music industry 
in the West.  Loosely based on the German singer Wolf Biermann. 
FAUST (U) 1926 GERMANY B/W SILENT MURNAU, FW  £19.99
 F.W.Murnau’s last German film has imposing performances from Ekman, Jannings and Horn.  
FAUST (15) 2011        SOKUROV, ALEKSANDR     £15.99
    Aleksandr Sokurov directs this German-language adaptation of the classic tale about a man who sells his soul to the Devil.
FEAR (PG) 1954   GERMANY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO £19.99
  Staring Ingrid Bergman and loosely based on the Stefan Zweig novel Angst, the film explores the inner turmoil of a woman pushed to the edge through anxiety and  guilt of an  her illicit affair.
DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI//EDUKATORS (15) 2004 GERMANY WEINGARTNER,H.       £19.99
 Edukadors presents three idealistic activists trying to get by in a corrupt world.

THE FILMS OF MICHAEL HANEKE (18)         £74.99
    A collection of the acclaimed Austrian filmmaker’s work. Contains - Der siebente Kontinent,  Benny's Video, 
Funny Games, Caché, La pianiste, 71 Fragmente Einer Chronologie Des Zufalls &  Das Weiße Band
DAS FINSTERE TAL/DARK VALLEY (15) 2014 AUSTRIA   PROCHASKA, ANDREAS   £15.99
  Based on Thomas Willmann Austrian western about a lone rider arriving in a small mountain village intent on taking on the Brenners, the tyrannical rulers of  the village.
FITZCARRALDO (15) 1982  GERMANY  WERNER HERZOG  £17.99
 Eccentric rubber baron attempts to realize his dream of building a opera house deep in the Peruvian jungle. 
FOUR MINUTES/VIER MINUTEN (15) 12006 GERMANY  KRAUS, CHIRS      £17.99
 Tough young piano prodigy-turned criminal Jenny is serving time in a women’s prison in Germany. She meets her match
 in the elderly Traude, who has been teaching piano to the inmates. An upcoming pianist’s competition is an opportunity not to be missed, so the pair plot a daring escape
DIE FRAU DES POLIZISTEN/THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE (15) 2013  GERMANY  GRÖNING , PHILIP £17.99
   Set in a small town and deals with a couple and their young daughter.  The mother teaches her child important lessons in life and at the same time gives her  husband unwavering love despite his violent outbursts.
FRAU IM MOND (U) 1929 GERMAN   LANG, FRITZ   DVD    £19.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    Silent epic about a rocket on its way to explore the moon is commandeered by a group of spies intent on plundering the moon's gold. Arriving on the moon, the travellers find themselves stranded, facing a struggle to survive.
FAUSTRECHT DER FREIHEIT/FOX AND HIS FRIENDS/CHINESISCHES ROULETTE (15) 1975/6 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. BLU RAY ONLY - £17.99
 In Fox and His Friends a young, homosexual man, who falls in love with a wealthy industrialist's son after an unexpected lottery win. However he realises that the affections of his new partner are solely based on his wealth.

In Chinese Roulette  a married couple set off on separate business trips, only to both turn up at the family's country retreat with their secret lovers.
DIE FREMDE (12) 2010 GERMANY ALADAG, FEO  £19.99
 Umay is a young German woman born of Turkish parents,  who, along with her son, flees an oppressive marriage in Istanbul to return to her family in Berlin.  However her  arrival home creates family tensions
FREMDE HAUT/UNVEILED  (15)     GERMANY 2005 MACCARONE, ANGELINA  £19.99 
 
Persecuted in Iran for her love of another woman, Fariba flees to Germany where she is held in a camp for those seeking political asylum.
FROM  THE LIFE OF THE MARIONETTES/AUS DEM LEBEN DER MARIONETTEN (18) GERMANY  1980   
BERGMAN, INGMAR    £19.99  
 Filmed in German raw film about a feuding professional couple.    
FRAU IM MOND (U) 1929 GERMAN   LANG, FRITZ      £19.99
 First feature-length film to portray space-exploration in a serious manner.
DIE FRAU UND DER FREMDE/WOMAN AND THE STRANGER (E) E. GERMANY  1985 SIMON, RAINER   £15.99
Golden Bear winning film about two German soldiers, Karl and Richard, captured World War I. When Karl escapes he visits Richard’s wife and falls in love with her.  However one day Richard returns.
FREIER FALL/FREE FALL (15) GERMANY 2013 LACANT, STEPHAN £15.99
Drama set in a police academy where two male cadets are attracted to each other.
FUNNY GAMES (18) 1997 AUSTRIA   HANEKE, MICHAEL      £19.99
 Powerful dark Thriller
GALILEO (12)  USA 1975  LOSEY, JOSEPH    IN ENGLISH     £19.99
 American Film Theatre adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Galileo. staring John Gielgud,   Edward Fox and Tom Conti.
GEFANGEN/LOCKED UP (18) 2004  GERMANY    ANDREAS, JORG    £19.99
 Intense gay prison drama. 

GEGEN DIE WAND/HEAD-ON(18) 2004 GERMANY   AKIN, FATIH     £19.99
 Award winning  drama about  two 2nd generation Turks living in Germany.
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY (18) DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE   £29.99
  Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this  disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
GERMAN WANDERLUST WITH JULIA BRADBURY (E)     £16.99
Julia Bradbury embarks on a walking tour of Germany tracing the footsteps of the romantic movement. Exploring 
river valleys, mountains and coastlines, Julia visits the Rhine, the Bavarian Alps, Saxony, and the island of Reugen.
GERMANIA, ANNO ZERO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO IN GERMAN £19.99
 Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family. Also included the 1948 film L’Amore.
GESUALDO - DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES (E) 1995  GERMANY   IN ENGLISH    HERZOG, WERNER    £19.99
 Film about the  sixteenth century Italian composer  Don Carlo Gesualdo.
GLEIWITZ CASE/DER FALL GLEIWITZ (12) 1961 GERMANY   KLEIN,  GERHARD      £14.99
 Film about the 1939 Nazi plot in which German soldiers disguised as Poles attacked a German radio station 
as a pretext for Hitler’s invasion of Poland.
DAS GOLDENE DING/THE GOLDEN THING (TBA) 1972 GERMANY     REITZ ,EDGAR    £14.99
   
Adventure based on the Greek myth of the journey of the Argonauts.

DER GOLEM (PG) 1920  GERMANY  WEGENER, P/BOESE, C      £15.99 
 Classic silent era German horror film.
GOOD BYE LENIN! (15)  2002 GERMANY BECKER, WOLFGANG     £19.99
 One of the biggest German comedies of recent times.

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BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY (15) GERMANY 2002   HELAND, MARIA v.    £19.99 
 Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events.

DER GROßE ZAUBER/THE ESCAPE ARTIST (15) 1982  GERMANY  DESCHAMEL, CALEB    £15.99
     A magician's son who tries to follow in his father's footsteps.

DIE GUSTLOFF/CRIMSON OCEAN (15) 2008 GERMANY        VILSMAIER,  JOSEPH     £15.99
    German made-for-TV drama which tells the story of the sinking of passenger ship the Gustloff in the final 
year of WWII.
HANNAH ARENDT (12A) 2013   GERMANY   TROTTA,  MARGARETHE VON   £17.99
    In this drama based on a true story, Barbara Sukowa stars as the German-American political theorist who 
caused a storm of controversy with her views on the trial of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann. 
HEAD-ON/GEGEN DIE WAND (18) 2004 GERMANY   AKIN, FATIH     £19.99
 Award winning  drama about  two 2nd generation Turks living in Germany.

HEART OF GLASS/HERZ AUS GLAS (15)  1976  GERMANY HERZOG, WERNER    £19.99   
  Small village struggles to come to terms with the closer of the sole source of employment.
HEIDI (U) 2015 GERMANY GSPONER,  ALAIN £15.99
   Based on  Johanna Spyri's children's adventure novel set in the Swiss Alps. 
DER HEILIGE BERG/HOLY MOUNTAIN (U) 1926  GERMANY FANCK, ARNOLD      £22.99
 Mountaineering film staring Leni Riefenstahl.
Also includes a bonus disc with the documentary - WONDERFUL HORRIBLE LIFE OF LENI RIEFENSTAHL
HEIMAT -  EINE DEUTSCHE CHRONIK (15) 1984 GERMANY  REITZ, EDGAR   6 DISC DVD BOXSET    £69.99
 Celebrated TV series follows the fortunes of a family from the end of World War One to 1982.16 hours long, 
featuring 28 leading performers and 5000 non-professional actors.
HEIMAT 2 - DIE ZWEITE HEIMAT (15) 1984 GERMANY   REITZ, EDGAR  7 DISC DVD BOXSET £69.99
 Edgar Reitz’s epic TV series chronicles  the exploits of young Hermann as he leaves the village for student life in 1960s Munich.
HEIMAT 3 - CHRONIK EINER ZEITENWENDE (15) 2004 GERMANY  REITZ, E. 6 DISC DVD BOXSET £59.99
 Final part of the trilogy follows the fall of the Berlin Wall to the eve of the new millenium.
HEIMAT - FRAGMENTE: DIE FRAUEN  (12)   GERMANY 2006  REITZ, EDGAR    £19.99
   An addendum to Edgar Reitz's epic 'Heimat' trilogy, this surrealist, avant-garde drama employs a series of dreamlike 
sequences to portray the subconscious of a young woman and her female antecedents.
HEIMATKLÄNGE/ECHOES OF HOME (U) 2009 GERMANY  SCHWIETERT, STEFAN £12.99
 Echoes of Home is a delightfully bonkers documentary all about the Swiss music form of yodelling; a truly unique look at a 
sometimes misunderstood music tradition and its bright future.
HELL/DAS ENDE DER NACHT (15) 2011 GERMANY    FEHLBAUM, TIM    DVD - £15.99
   
Post-apocalyptic horror in which a group of survivors fight for survival in a barren, desolate futureworld. It's 2016 and 
global warming has reduced the Earth to an arid, parched wasteland. Struggling to survive in the relentless heat of the sun, Marie (Hannah Herzsprung), her younger sister, Leonie (Lisa Vicari), and boyfriend Phillip (Lars Eidinger) are on a journey to the Bavarian Alps in search of water, which is now extremely scarce. 
HERZ AUS GLAS/HEART OF GLASS (15)  1976  GERMANY HERZOG, WERNER    £19.99   
  Small village struggles to come to terms with the closer of the sole source of employment.

HERZOG/KINSKI BOX SET (18)  1972-99 GERMANY  HERZOG, WERNER   £39.99
 Contains Cobra Verde,Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski,  Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes, Nosferatu, Phantom der Nacht, Woyzeck, Fitzcarraldo.
HILDES REISE/HILDES JOURNEY (15) SWITZERLAND 2004 VORSTER, CHRISTOF £19.99  
 A gay carpenter is left his ex-lover’s fortune when he dies of AIDS.
DER HIMMEL ÜBER BERLIN/WINGS OF DESIRE (PG) GERMANY 1987  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 An Angel watches over Berlin and is entranced by human existence

HITLER - EINE KARRIERE/HITLER - A CAREER (E) GERMANY 1977 FEST,  JOACHIM  IN ENGLISH    £15.99 
 Documentary chronicling the life of Adolf Hitler from the German perspective, using colour and black and white 
footage from the German military archives.
HÖRE DIE STILLE/BEHIND ENEMY LINES (15)  2016   GERMANY  EHRENBERG , ED £15.99
  October 1941, a group of German soldiers are forced to take refuge in a small Russian village behind enemy lines, where the soldiers and villagers bond.  However an act of  violence threatens to destroy the bond and  many of the villagers become fearful of what will happen to them when the Soviet army returns.
HOTEL (15) 2004  GERMANY HAUSNER,  JESSICA         £15.99
  
  Psychological thriller. When Irene starts a new job as a receptionist at a hotel deep in the woods in the 
Austrian Alps, she discovers that the girl she has been hired to replace vanished mysteriously.
HOLY MOUNTAIN/DER HEILIGE BERG (U) 1926  GERMANY FANCK, ARNOLD      £22.99
 Mountaineering film staring Leni Riefenstahl.
Also includes a bonus disc with the documentary - 
WONDERFUL HORRIBLE LIFE OF LENI RIEFENSTAHL
HOUNDED/VERFOLGT (18) GERMANY 2006 MACCARONE, ANGELINA £19.99 
 Explores the  sadomasochistic relationship  an disaffected teen, and his youth worker.  
HOW TO COOK YOUR LIFE/WIE MAN SEIN LEBEN KOCHT (E)  2007  GERMANY  DORRIE, DORIS    £14.99
 The film centres on Zen Master Edward Espe Brown and his quest to unite Buddhism and cooking. 
IF NOT US, WHO?/WER WENN NICHT WIR? (15) 2011 GERMANY    VEIEL, ANDRES            £15.99
  
  Fictionalised portrait of the tumultuous relationship between two 1970s German left-wing political militants: Bernward 
Vesper (August Diehl) and Gudrun Ensslin (Lena Lauzemis). As Gudrun becomes more and more politically involved, the couple's relationship comes under increasing strain and she eventually leaves Bernward and their baby son for the charismatic political rebel Andres Baader (Alexander Fehling); founder of the Red Army Faction terrorist group depicted in the 2008 film 'The Baader-Meinhof Complex'.
IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS/LABYRINTH OF LIES (12) 2014 GERMANY  RICCIARELLI,  GIULIO £19.99
 Germany 1958: Young public prosecutor Johann Radmann finds himself on the case of Nazi war criminal Charles Schulz, but has no idea what really happened in Auschwitz.  However he is  shocked to find out that many of these death camp workers have returned to their normal lives and now populate the senior ranks of government.
IM LAUF DER ZEIT/KINGS OF THE ROAD  (18) 1976 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM          £19.99
 The film focuses on the relationship that develops between two men - movie projector repairman Bruno and suicidal 
Robert - as they travel in a truck on the dusty roads along the border between East and West Germany.
IM TOTEN WINKEL: HITLERS SEKRETÄRIN/BLIND SPOT:  HITLER’S SECRETARY (PG) GERMANY 2002  
HELLER/SCHMIDERER    £19.99
     Traudl Junge was a apolitical secretary aged 22 when she was picked from a typing pool to become Hitler’s 
private secretary. In this film she recounts her working for Hitler.
IMPORT, EXPORT (18 ) 2008 AUSTRIA SEIDL, ULRICH £17.99
  Import, Ukrainian nurse leaves  her child behind with her mother, travelling to Austria to look for work and new opportunities, Export,  Austrian Security guard  makes the opposite journey intoEastern Europe, seeking to escape his debts and the increasing urban violence and alienation.
THE INTERROGATION (15) 2016 GERMANY  PERY, EREZ £15.99
Warsaw in 1946 Nazi Auschwitz commander Rudolf Höss awaits trial and a Polish judge is sent to interrogate him about his involvement in the Holocaust.

The interrogation is a  tense  dissection of the nature of those who were in charge of the extermination camps and their self-justification.
INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS. STORIES OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT (PG) 2000 - HARRIS, J. IN ENGLISH  £19.99
 Dame Judi Dench, narrates this powerfully documentary about the 10,000 children who were moved from  Europe to  
Britain in the months leading up to World War II.  DVD CAN BE PLAYED IN GERMAN.   
INVINCIBLE (12) 2000 HERZOG, WERNER IN ENGLISH  £15.99
   
The year is 1932, and young Jewish blacksmith travels to Berlin, where he has accepted an appointment to appear as a strong 
man at Hanussen's Palace of the Occult. His new boss soon asks him to perform dressed as the Aryan hero Siegfried in order to please the Nazi clientele, and despite his reservations, Zishe agrees; but when his mother sees him in costume he rejects the charade, and declares on stage that he is Jewish, which results in a riot at the club. Meanwhile, he gets to know the club's owner Erik-Jan Hanussen (Tim Roth), a clairvoyant and hypnotist who has secrets of his own.
IRON SKY (15) 2011  GERMANY  VUORENSOLA, TIMO   £15.99
 
   Sci-fi action comedy about a group of German scientists who send a fleet of Nazi spaceships to the far side of the moon to set 
up the Schwarze  Sonne military base. Now, in 2018, the base has built up a powerful fleet and is preparing to conquer Planet Earth.
JACK THE RIPPER (15) 2016  GERMANY  NIEMANN,  SEBASTIAN £12.99
 After moving to London in 1888, German photographer Anna Kosminski  discovers the Whitechapel area is being terrorised by a notorious serial killer  Jack the Ripper.  While the police struggle to identify a suspect, Whitechapel remains in a constant state of fear in anticipation of Jack's next crime.
JAKOB THE LIAR (12) USA 1998   KASSOVITZ, PETER  IN  ENGLISH  £19.99 
 
Based on the Becker book about a Jewish cafe owner who  spreads fictious news bulletins about allied success again the Nazis -   DVD CAN BE  PLAYED IN GERMAN 
JENSEITS DER STILLE/BEYOND SILENCE (15) 1996  GERMANY        LINK,  CAROLINE    £15.99
   
German drama starring Sylvie Testud as Lara, the spirited daughter of two deaf-mute parents. Since early childhood, Lara has 
acted as a translator and mediator between her parents and the outside world. Now a young woman of 18, Lara is given a clarinet by her revered aunt, and learns to play with rapid success.
JONATHAN (18) 2016 GERMANY  LEWANDOWSKI, PIOTR J. £15.99
  Jonathan is caring for his dying father whilst running the family farm.  As the two talk about his father's past Jonathan finds out more than he expected when his former lover Ron  appears at their home to say his final goodbyes. 
KARBID UND SAUERAMPFER/CARBIDE AND SORREL (12) 1963  GERMANY   BEYER,  FRANK   £14.99
  At the end of the war in  1945,  factory worker Kalle sets out from Dresden for Wittenberge to try to get supplies , on the way  
he  falls in love with a young peasant woman, but he must return to his factory.
KATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTRIA   HÄNDL,  KLAUS £15.99
 Couple Andreas and Stefan  live happily  in the suburbs of Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and unexplainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair's relationship apart.
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ - BILDER EINES LEBENS (EX)  1986 E. GERMANY  1985 KIRSTEN, RALF   £15.99
After the death of her son in the First World War, artist Käthe Kollwitzbecame a radical pacifist and after signing a petition against the Nazis her art was labelled “degenerate.”
KINGS OF THE ROAD/IM LAUF DER ZEIT  (18) 1976 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM          £19.99
 The film focuses on the relationship that develops between two men - movie projector repairman Bruno and suicidal Robert -
 as they travel in a truck on the dusty roads along the border between East and West Germany.
KIRSCHBLÜTEN - HANAMI/CHERRY BLOSSOMS (15) 2008 GERMANY DORRIE, SORIS £14.99
 German filmmaker Doris Dorrie writes and directs this subtle drama exploring themes of love, death and quiet longing.

KLIMT(15) 2006    RUIZ, RAOUL   IN ENGLISH         £15.99
 
A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt
KNALLHART/TOUGH ENOUGH (15) 2006 GERMAN BUCK, DETLEV £14.99
 
When Miriam  splits up with her wealthy lover, she and her 15-year-old son Michael  are forced to move to run-down Berlin-Neukolln from theirprevious home in well-to-do Zehlendorf.
KRABAT/KRABAT AND THE LEGEND OF THE SATANIC MILL (12) 2008 GERMANY KREUZPAINTNER,  MARCO     £19.99
    
Fantasy drama about a young man who becomes an apprentice in a mill where he learns the art of  sorcery in this 
18th Century version of Harry Potter.
DER KREIS/THE CIRCLE (15) 2014 SWITZERLAND  HAUPT, STEFAN £15.99
 Set in 1950s  Zurich, this mix of  documentary and dramatic recreation, is a love story between a shy young teacher and a transvestite and thepioneering gay organisation Der Kreis (The Circle) which they belong to.
KREUZWEG/STATIONS OF THE CROSS (15)  2014 GERMANY  BRÜGGEMANN, DIETRICH DVD - £14.99   BLU RAY - £15.99
  A 14-year-old Catholic girl leaves behind her distraught family as she embarks on a voyage of discovery that takes her through the stations that Jesus travelled on his journey to his crucifixion.
DER KRIEGER UND DIE KAISERIN/THE PRINCESS & THE WARRIOR  (15) 2000 GERMANY  TYKWER, TOM  £15.99
After Sissi is hit by a lorry but her life is saved by  Bodo (Benno Fürmann), she determines to get to know him Bodo and look for a chance to repay his kindness.
KZ (15)   2004 UK   BLOOMSTEIN, REX   IN GERMAN AND ENGLISH    £19.99
 
Documentary about the  Austrian town of Mauthausen and the nearby concentration camp. How does it feel to be a tourist at a former concentration camp? How does it feel to work there as a guide, day in day out? How does it feel to live there as a local?
LAGERFEUER/WEST (15) 2013 GERMANY   SCHWOCHOW, CHRISTIAN  £15.99
    Based on Julia Franck novel 'Lagerfeuer'. Nelly along with her son decide to escape  East Germany after the mysterious death of her  boyfriend. However once in the West the intelligence agencies want to know more about her boyfriend.

Nelly, as a GDR refugee trying to adjust to life in the West, is forced to choose between discovering the truth about her former lover and her hopes for a better tomorrow.  
LAST LAUGH/DER LETZTE MANN (U) 1924 GERMANY MURNAU F.W.       £22.99
 
 Elderly hotel doorman (Emil Jannings)  world crumbles when he is demoted  to lavatory attendant, but who gets the last laugh when he inherits the fortune.
LAURIN (18)  1988 SIGL, ROBERT  IN ENGLISH       £9.99
 Murder mystery set in 1890s Germany.  Includes ‘Making of Laurin’ feature which is in German.
LEBEN DER ANDEREN/LIVES OF OTHERS (15) 2006 GERMANY H. VON DONNERSMARCK, F £19.99    
    Five years before the downfall of the DDR, party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when  given the job 
of collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend.
LEBEN FUR LEBEN - MAXIMILIAN KOLBE (15) 1991  ZANUSSI, K.      £19.99
 Franciscan priest, Maximillian Kolbe sacrifices his own life to save a  concentration camp inmate.
DER LETZTE MANN/LAST LAUGH (U) 1924 GERMANY MURNAU F.W.       £22.99
 
 Elderly hotel doorman (Emil Jannings)  world crumbles when he is demoted  to lavatory attendant, but who gets the last laugh when he inherits the fortune.
LETZTE RACHE (12) 1982   GERMANY KIRBERG, RAINER   £14.99
 Expressionist dark edged drama with music by avantgarde group  ‘Der Plan’.
DAS LETZTE SCHWEIGEN//THE SILENCE (15) 2010 GERMANY     ODAR, BARAN BO    £17.99
    Murder mystery drama based on the novel 'Das Letzte Schweigen' by Jan Costin Wagner. When a teenage girl goes missing 
on a hot summer's night, her abandoned bicycle is found in the exact spot where another girl was raped and murdered 23 years before.
DER LETZTE ZUG/AUSCHWITZ - THE FINAL JOURNEY (12) 2006 GERMANY VILSMAIER, JOSEPH 8.99
   1943 and some of the last remaining Jews in Berlin are locked in railway cattle truck awaiting transport to the Auschwitz concentration camp.  The film tells the stories of their lives. 
DAS LIED DER MATROSEN/SAILORS SONG (E)   1958  E. GERMANY REISCH, G/MAETZIG, K    £15.99
   After the 1917  Russian Revolution German the dockers of Kiel call for a mass strike to demand the end of the war and the abdication of the Kaiser .
LIEBMANN (12) 2016 GERMANY HERRMANN, JULES £15.99
    Teacher Antek Liebmann  leaves his past life behind by moving from Germany to a cottage in the French countryside.  Here in this  rural community he  becomes infatuated with Sébastian. However it is not long before Liebmanns past catches up with him. DVD can be played in German, English, French.
LISBON STORY (15) 1994 GERMANY WENDER, WIM IN ENGLISH / PORTUGUESE / GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES £15.99
 The film follows a sound engineer as he travels to Lisbon to help a friend with a film project

LIVES OF OTHERS/LEBEN DER ANDEREN (15) 2006 GERMANY H. VON DONNERSMARCK, F £19.99 
   Five years before the downfall of the DDR, party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when  given the job of collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend.
LOCKED UP/GEFANGEN (18) 2004  GERMANY    ANDREAS, JORG    £19.99
 Intense gay prison drama.       
LOLA (15) 1981 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DVD £17.99   BLU RAY £19.99
 Set during Germany’s 1950s Wirtschaftswunder. Lola leads a double life as a steamy cabaret singer and as a single mother.  Building inspector Von Bohm is in love with Lola, but little does he know that Lola is the ex lover of local property developer Schukert who is being investigated by Von Bohm  for corrupt.   
LOLA & BILIDIKID (18) GERMANY 2000 KUTLUG, ATAMAN     £19.99
 Story of a young gay Berlin Turk and the homophobia and racism he faces.  

LOLA RENNT//RUN LOLA RUN (15)  1999  GERMANY  TYKWER, TOM   DVD -  £15.99  BLU RAY £17.99
 Heart-stopping suspense thriller of one woman ‘s desperate attempt to save her lover. 

LONGING/SEHNSUCHT (15) 2007 GERMANY GRISEBACH, VALESKA £19.99
  Sudden violence of another couple’s attempted suicide causes Markus,  happily married to his childhood sweetheart Ella, to begin an affair with a waitress.
LORE (15) 2012       SHORTLAND,  CATE    DVD -    £15.99    BLU RAY  - £19.99
    When her father, an officer in the SS, and her Nazi-supporting mother are taken into custody by allied troops at the end of 
the war, Lore (Saskia Rosendahl) and her siblings must travel across Germany to their grandmother's house in Hamburg. On their travels, the group encounter a number of fearful and suspicious people, but it is only when they meet a kind-hearted young Jewish man, Thomas (Kai-Peter Malina), that Lore begins to reassess the feelings of hatred so deeply instilled in her by her parents. 
BLU RAY ONLY - LOST HONOUR OF KATHARINA BLUM/DIE VERLORENE EHRE DER KATHARINA BLUM (12) 1975 GERMANY                           SCHLONDORFF , VOLKER £24.99  Based on Boll's book, the film looks at modern terrorism, German press and the police.
LOVE IN THOUGHTS/WAS NÜTZT DIE LIEBE IN GEDANKEN  (PG) 2004  GERMANY   BORRIES, ACHIM VON   £19.99
 
Based on true events, the Steglitz student tragedy in 1927 in the Weimar Republic. Two young men share a romantic view of life and its possibilities.
LOVELY RITA    (15) 2001 GERMANY HAUSNER,  JESSICA         £15.99
   
Coming-of-age drama about a  insolent teenager who’s Catholic family life isolate her more and more, her state of mind veers 
inexorably towards violence and despair.
LUBITSCH IN BERLIN (PG)     GERMANY   LUBITSCH,  ERNST   £28.99
    Six-volume set focusing on the pre-Hollywood, silent era of the great German director. Includes 'Ich Mochte Kein Mann Sein' (1918), 
'Die Puppe' (1919), 'Die Austernprinzessin' (1919), 'Sumurun' (1920), 'Anna Boleyn' (1920) and 'Die Bergkatze' (1921).
LUST FOR LOVE/MAHLZEITEN (15)  1960  GERMANY REITZ, EDGAR £14.99
 
   When the attractive and beguiling Elisabeth (Heidi Stroh) falls pregnant, her boyfriend, medical student Rolf (Georg Hauke), 
gives up his future career to wed her. As their family grows, Rolf becomes increasingly depressed and contemplates suicide.
M (PG) GERMANY 1931 GERMANY B/W    FRITZ LANG      £19.99 
 
Restored version of Fritz Lang’s chilling classic tale of a psychopathic killer. (restored two disc edition.)
MADAME DU BARRY/ALS ICH TOT WAR  (PG)  1919/1916  GERMANY   LUBITSCH, ERNST   £19.99
   Silent film by about the life of the infamous mistress of King Louis XV of France. Plus Als Ich Tot War, which is Lubitsch's earliest surviving film, mad in 1916. 
MAHLZEITEN/LUST FOR LOVE (15)  1960  GERMANY REITZ, EDGAR £14.99
 
   When the attractive and beguiling Elisabeth (Heidi Stroh) falls pregnant, her boyfriend, medical student Rolf (Georg Hauke), 
gives up his future career to wed her. As their family grows, Rolf becomes increasingly depressed and contemplates suicide.
MÄNNER WIE WIR/BALLS (15)   2004 GERMANY    HORMAN, SHERRY            £19.99
 Comedy about a gay football team.

MÄNNER ZUM KNUTSCHEN/MEN MEN TO KISS (15) 2012 GERMANY   HASFOGEL,  ROBERT   £15.99
    Romantic screwball comedy. Ernst (Frank Christian Marx) and Tobias (Udo Lutz) are two men happily in love living
 in liberal Berlin. However, when Ernst's old friend Uta (Alexandra Starnitzky) arrives for a visit, their relationship is put to the test as she tries her hardest to split the pair up.
MARQUISE VON O (PG)  GERMANY 1975  ROHMER, ERIC          £19.99
 Drama based on the Heinrich von Kleist 19th Century novella.
MAX SCHMELING/MAX SCHMELING - FIST OF THE REICH (12)     2010 GERMANY   BOLL, UWE    £15.99
    
Uwe Boll directs this sports biopic detailing the life and times of German boxer and heavyweight champion Max Schmeling 
 (Henry Maske). Professional boxer Yoan Pablo Hernandez co-stars as American boxer Joe Louis, who became Schmeling's personal friend as well as his regular adversary in the ring.
MEER IS NICH 2007 GERMANY KELLER, HAGEN £19.99
17 year old Lena is about to finish school in East Germany and is not sure what the future holds
MEIN BESTER FEIND/MY BEST ENEMY (12) 2011 GERMANY    MUMBERGER,  WOLFGANG    £15.99
   
Second World War thriller in which the Jewish son of a Viennese art gallery owner holds the key to an artifact which 
could change the course of the war.
MEIN BLIND DATE MIT DEM LEBEN/MY BLIND DATE WITH LIFE (15) 2017    GERMANY  ROTHEMUND ,  MARC £19.99
  Saliya is a promising student determined to achieve his dream of working at a prestigious luxury hotel despite losing the majority of his sight as a teenager. Deciding to hide the fact he is visually impaired, Saliya manages to land an apprenticeship at one of Munich's top hotels and quickly becomes a respected member of the team.  However when he meets Laura, his elaborate scheme to hide his condition soon begins to fall apart
MEIN BRUDER IST EIN HUND/MY BROTHER IS A DOG (15)  2004  GERMANY    TIMM, PETER        £12.99
   
Lighthearted German drama about a ten-year-old girl whose wish for a pet dog leads to havoc within the family. Marietta 
( wants nothing more in the world than a pet dog, but her parents keep refusing. Little wonder when she receives a magical stone for her birthday she retreats to her room and wishes upon that stone her desire to have a dog.
MEIN FREUND AUS FARO/MY FRIEND FROM FARO (15) 2008  NEUL, NANA   £14.99
   Dreamer Mel (Anjorka Strechel) and androgynous Jenny (Lucie Hollman)  begin dating after a chance encounter, with Mel believing that Jenny is a boy named Miguel. As their relationship grows, however, the truth inevitably comes out.
MEIN KAMPF /DAWN OF EVIL - HITLER RISING  (18) 2009 GERMANY ODERMATT,  URS     £15.99
   
Drama based on Hitler's early adulthood and initial rise to power. Tom Schilling stars as the unshakeably self-confident 
young Adolf Hitler, who moves into a boarding house in Vienna in the early 1900s having applied to study at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. However, Hitler is rejected by the academy and turns instead to a career in politics.
MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG/PEOPLE ON SUNDAY (E) GERMANY 1929  SIODMAK/ULMER  £19.99
 
Tale of five young Berliners spending a typical Sunday in the park.
MEPHISTO (15) 1981 HUNGARY   SZABO, ISTVAN    IN GERMAN       £15.99
 
Based on Klaus  Mann’s novel of an actor seduced by Nazism.
METROPOLIS (U) GERMANY 1926 B/W.   FRITZ LANG       £22.99
 Early Science Fiction story of a  dehumanized future society. This newly restored version now includes 25 minutes 
which had been discovered in Argentina in 2008  BLU RAY - £24.99
MICHAEL (18) 2011 AUSTRIA  SCHLEINZER, MARKUS  £15.99
   
Austrian drama examining the fraught dual existence of an outwardly respectable man who keeps a ten-year-old 
boy locked in his basement.
MICHAEL (U) GERMANY 1924  DEYSER, C T   £19.99
 
Based on Herman Bang’s 1902 novel, the film is a fascinating  study of a “decandent”.
MICHAEL HANEKE TRILOGY (18) GERMANY HANEKE, MICHAEL £29.99
 Three of the directors early films: Der siebente Kontinent (1989), Benny's Video (1992) and 71 Fragmente Einer 
Chronologie Des Zufall (1994).
MIRACLE OF BERN/DAS WUNDER VON BERN (PG) 2003   GERMANY WORTMAN, SONKE    £19.99
 
Set in the summer of 1954 when the West German team won the World World Cup and the country finally emerged from the shadow of the 2nd World War.
DIE MITTE DER WELT/CENTRE OF MY WORLD (15) 2016 GERMANY ERWA , JAKOB M. £15.99 Based on Andreas Steinhöfel novel. This candid and complex film is about teenager Phil  who discovers his sexuality and falls in love with new attractive classmate Nicholas. 
MOLOCH (12) 1999   GERMANY        SOKUROV, ALEXSANDR    £19.99
   
Drama based on the relationship between Adolf Hitler  and his mistress Eva Braun The action focuses predominantly on the spring of  1942, and a gathering of Hitler's right hand men, Bormann and Goebels, at his fortress in Bavaria - where the group plan to spend a  couple of days without talking politics. 
DER MONDMANN/MOON MAN (U) 2012 GERMANY   SCHESCH,S/WEBER, S C £12.99
    Animated film based on a story and illustrations by Tomi Ungerer.
MOSTLY MARTHA/BELLA MARTHA (PG)  2002 GERMANY NETTLEBECK, SANDRA         £19.99 
 Bittersweet comedy about acceptance  and the pressures of modern life.
DER MÜDE TOD - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 2021 GERMANY  LANG, FRITZ  DUAL FORMAT EDITION £19.99
   Silent fantasy drama about a heartbroken young woman who confronts Death to save her dead fiancee.
MUNCHHAUSEN (PG)  1943 GERMANY  BAKY, JOSEF VON       £19.99
 Lavish  fantasy commissioned by Goebbels.
MY BEST ENEMY/MEIN BESTER FEIND(12) 2011 GERMANY    MUMBERGER,  WOLFGANG    £15.99
   
Second World War thriller in which the Jewish son of a Viennese art gallery owner holds the key to an artifact which 
could change the course of the war
MY BROTHER IS A DOG/MEIN BRUDER IST EIN HUND (15)  2004  GERMANY    TIMM, PETER        £12.99
   
Lighthearted German drama about a ten-year-old girl whose wish for a pet dog leads to havoc within the family. Marietta 
(wants nothing more in the world than a pet dog, but her parents keep refusing. Little wonder when she receives a magical stone for her birthday she retreats to her room and wishes upon that stone her desire to have a dog.
NACKT UNTER WÖLFEN /THE CAMP (15) 2015 GERMAN   KADELBACH, PHILIPP   £10.99
 Based on Bruno Apitz novel, set in Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of March 1945.  Hans Pippig is a prisoner when he discovers a young Jewish boy in the case of an incoming prisoner.  They to  hide and protect the boy while they await the  advancing Allied forces to rescue them.
NAPOLA - ELITE FÜR DEN FÜHRER/BEFORE THE FALL (15) 2004  GERMANY       GANSEL, DENNIS    £15.99
  
  With the Second World War in full swing, two teenaged boys are enrolled in a National Political Academy (NaPolA), a 
youth facility for the training of future Nazi leaders. One is a working-class boy with a talent for boxing, and the other is the  Governor's sensitive, poetry-loving son.  They must both lay aside their innocence and humanity as they prepare to join the Nazi elite.
NASTY GIRL/DAS SCHRECKLICHE MÄDCHEN (PG) 1990 GERMANY  VERHOEVEN, MICHAEL       £19.99
 Delicious black comedy about a modern German schoolgirl whose essay ‘My Town during   the Third Reich’, stirs up memories of Nazi deeds long forgotten and ignored.
NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST (15) 2016 GERMANY WESSEL, KAI £19.99 Set in 1942 and based on Robert Domes' 2008 historical novel, the film follows 13-year-old
Roma boy, Ernst Lossa, is sent to the Sargau mental institution. Here he soon discovers
that the Nazi's are carrying out an enforced euthanasia programme. Along with fellow
patient Nandl, Ernst decides to stage a daring escape attempt.
NEKROMANTIK (18) 1988  GERMANY BUTTGEREIT, JÖRG £29.99
Cult  horror film about  a young couple with an unusual fetish for human cadavers.
DIE NIBELUNGEN (PG)   1924 GERMANY        LANG, FRITZ        £19.99
   
Long-awaited restoration of Lang’s five-hour  Nibelungen adaptation.
NICHTS BEREUEN (15) 2001 GERMANY  QUABECK, BENJAMIN £19.99
   19-years-old  Daniel (Daniel Brühl) is back after his summer holiday and wants to date the love of his life, Luca. Although he made the decision four years ago, Luca still knows nothing about it.  Daniel decides to change his life dramatically and in the process he meets Anna, a social worker.       
NIRGENDWO IN AFRIKA/NOWHERE IN AFRICA (15)  2002  GERMANY       LINK, CAROLINE   £19.99
 1938 a German Jewish family moves to  Kenya to start a new life. 

NORDWAND/NORTH FACE (12)2008 GERMANY   STOLZL,PHILIPP £5.99
 This true story of an attempt to scale the north face of the Eiger by two German climbers in the 1930s.

NOSFERATU (PG) 1922 GERMANY B/W SILENT  MURNAU, FW    DVD -   £19.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    
Murnau’s classic Expressionist  version of Dracula. 

NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (15) 1979   GERMAN     HERZOG, WERNER
    BLU RAY ONLY £22.99
   
Remake of F.W. Murnau's classic gothic horror 'Nosferatu'.
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE (15) USA 2001 MERHIGE, E.   IN ENGLISH     £5.99
 Film set during the  filming of F.W.  Murrau’s movie Nosferatu. 
NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES/AUFZEICHNUNGEN ZU KLEIDERN UND STÄDTEN (U) 1994    WENDERS, WIM    £12.99
   
The film follows Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and on making clothes and making images.

NOWHERE IN AFRICA/NIRGENDWO IN AFRIKA (15)  2002  GERMANY       LINK, CAROLINE   £19.99
 1938 a German Jewish family moves to  Kenya to start a new life. 
OBERST REDL/COLONEL REDL (15) HUNGARY 1985  SZABO, ISTVAN    IN GERMAN     £15.99
 Based on a true story involving espionage and homosexuality set in the dying days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

ONE WHO SET FORTH: WIM WENDERS EARLY YEARS(12) 2007 USA WEHN,      MARCEL £19.99

 Documentary sheds an extremely personal and intimate light on the early life and work of Win Wenders.
OPERATION VALKYRIE/WALKÜRE (15) 2004 GERMANY    BAIER, JO    £9.99
   
German television drama based on real events that took place in 1944.

OTTO; OR, UP WITH DEAD PEOPLE (18) 2008 GERMANY   LABRUCE, BRUCE    £14.99
 
   Low-budget zombie horror. Jey Crisfar stars as Otto, a young zombie who finds himself stranded on a remote highway 
with no idea where he came from or where he is going. After hitching a lift to Berlin, he is discovered by underground filmmaker, who starts making a documentary about him.
PANDORA’S BOX/DIE BÜCHSE DER PANDORA ( 15) 1928 GERMANY B/W SILENT PABST, GW     £19.99
 Adaptation of the Franz Wedekind play.      
PARADIES: LIEBE / GLAUBE / HOFFNUNG/PARADISE: LOVE/FAITH/HOPE (15) 2013      SEIDL, ULRICH £24.99
   
 Director Ulrich Seidl's triptych of tales about three women from the same family. Film are - 'Paradies: Liebe' (2012), Paradies: Glaube' (2012) and  Paradies: Hoffnung' (2013)
PARIS, TEXAS (15) USA1984  IN ENGLISH     WENDERS, WIM       £19.99
 
RTHE PASSENGER (15) 2011 GERMANY    IBEN, TOR    £15.99
    A provocative drama were sexual and moral boundaries are put to the test when a handsome stranger begins to infiltrate 
the lives of two artists. 

While looking for a new apartment in Berlin, Nick (Niklas Peters) meets Philipp (Urs Stämpfli) and Lilli (Lynn Femme), two 
 young artists in love. With a powerful mutual attraction between all three, it isn't long before their friendship turns into an intense love triangle.

But unbeknownst to Philipp and Lilli, Nick is guarding a dangerous secret...
oad movie with Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassia Kinski.
PATIENCE (AFTER SEBALD) (12A) 2010 GEE, GRANT  IN ENGLISH £15.99
    The life and work of the late German author W.G. Sebald.  Drawing on one of Sebald's most celebrated works, 
'The Rings of Saturn', in which he describes at length a journey along the East Anglian coast, the people he meets and the memories it provokes. The film recreates elements of the walk and also talks to fellow artists who were influenced by Sebald, including Robert Macfarlane, Rick Moody and Tacita Dean.
PEOPLE ON SUNDAY/MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG (E) GERMANY 1929  SIODMAK/ULMER  £19.99 
 
Tale of five young Berliners spending a typical Sunday in the park. 
PERFUME  (15) 2006   GERMANY   TYKWER, TOM   IN ENGISH   £19.99      
  Based on the novel by Patrick Suskind about a serial killer in18th Century  France.   
DAS PFERD AUF DEM BALKON (U) 2012  GERMANY TABAK, HÜSEYIN £19.99
   10 year old  maths loving Mika has Asperger syndrome whose life changes one night when he spots a horse on the balcony of the apartment next door. Then former racehorse is owned by former maths teacher  Sascha, who needs to sell the horse to repay a loan.  Mika and his friend Dana figure out a plan to save the horse.
PHANTOM/ DIE FINANZEN DES GROßHERZOGS (PG) 1922/3 GERMANY MURNAU, F.W. £24.99
 Phantom is based on the Gerhard Hauptmann story about a poet who falls in love.  The film  stars Alfred Abel
PHOENIX (12A) 2015 GERMANY   PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £21.99
 On her liberation form a concentration disfigured Jewish singer Nelly Lenz (Nina Hoss) goes on a search for her husband Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld) who she thinks has betrayed her. The film looks at Post-war guilt and how to settle back in a country that persecuted and rejected you.
PINA(E) 2011 GERMANY            WENDERS, WIM        £15.99
   
Wim Wenders tribute to the work of avant-garde German choreographer Pina Bausch who died of cancer two days before shooting began.

PLEDGE/DAS VERSPRECHEN (15) USA 2001 PENN, SEAN   IN ENGLISH  £19.99
 
Based on Durrenmatt’s  ‘Das Verspechen’ .  The story is  transposed  to the USA and star  Jack Nicholson. 
DVD CAN BE  PLAYED IN GERMAN   
DIE PRÄSENZ (18) 2014 GERMANY   GRIECO, DANIELE   £10.99
   Documentary-style  horror film about three friends looking for paranormal activity at  a remote haunted castle.
PREUSSISCHES MÄRCHEN: DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (RICHTER) (E) 1974 GERMANY       BAUERNFEIND, WINFRIED    £24.99
    
Caspar Richter leads the Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper in this premiere filming of Boris Blacher's five act ballet 
opera, staged in 1974. Essentially a comic version of the 'Hauptmann von Köpenick' story, where a petty thief impersonates a Prussian military officer, this production substitutes the role of the thief with that of a well respected clerk, Wilhelm Fadenkreutz. Performers featured include Lisa Otto, Ivan Sardi, Manfred Röhrl and Gerti Zeumer.
THE PRINCESS & THE WARRIOR/DER KRIEGER UND DIE KAISERIN (15) 2000 GERMANY  TYKWER, TOM  £15.99
After Sissi is hit by a lorry but her life is saved by  Bodo (Benno Fürmann), she determines to get to know him Bodo and look for a chance to repay his kindness.
RAMMBOCK: BERLIN UNDEAD/SIEGE OF THE DEAD (15) 2010 GERMANY   KREN, MARVIN    £9.99
   
German zombie horror.

REGULAR GUYS/ECHTE KERLE (15) 1996 GERMANY SILBER,  ROLF     £15.99
 German comedy that takes a tongue-in-cheek peek at the complexities of relationships.
REINE GESCHMACKSACHE/FASHION VICTIMS (15) 1991  GERMANY  RASPER, INGO     £17.99
 Two male business rivals fall in love with each other.
REQUIEM (15)  2006 GERMANY SCHMID,  HANS-CHRISTIAN £19.99
Based on the true story of a 23-year old student in Germany who died of starvation following an exorcism in 1976, the film provide a chilling insight into the nature of possession and blurs the lines between pious religiosity and the dark side
REVANCHE (15)   2009 GERMANY  GÖTZ  SPEILMANN    £15.99
    A  stunning and gripping  Oscar nominated  thriller.
ROMMEL (TBA)   GERMANY 2012 STEIN, NIKI   £15.99
   Summer 1944 and the tide of the Second World War is beginning to turn as Nazi Germany awaits the D-Day landings. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is in charge of the defences on the French coastline.  Rommel predicts Normandy as the invasion point but Berlin disagrees with him and Rommel's place in the Nazi hierarchy is caught up in a conspiracy to overthrow the Führer.
RUN LOLA RUN/LOLA RENNT (15)  1999  GERMANY  TYKWER, TOM    
DVD -  £15.99  BLU RAY £17.99
 Heart-stopping suspense thriller of one woman ‘s desperate attempt to save her lover. 

SAMURAI (15) 2014 GERMANY   KLEINERT, TILL    £14.99
   German thriller in which a young police officer called Jakob tries to uncover the truth behind recent events plaguing his small, remote village.
SCHERBENPARK (12) 2013 GERMANY BLÜMNER,  BETTINA £17.99
 Based on Alina Bronsky novel about troubled teenager Sascha, a Russian immigrant living in a rough part of Stuttgart.  Sascha cannot come to terms with her step-fathers murder of her mother. 

After a sympathetic newspaper interview with her imprisoned step-father, Sascha confronts the papers editor , who in turn feels guilty and invites her into his family life. Gradually in this environment Sascha begins to mature into someone more open and accepting of the world’s flaws. 
SCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £18.99 Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf's best-selling cult novel. In this
coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search
of excitement and adventure.
SCHINDLERS LIST (15) USA 1993 SPIELBERG, S.    IN ENGLISH     £24.99        
  True story of Oskar Schindler, an Austrian businessman, who saved 1100 Jews from concentration camps. 
DAS SCHLOß/ THE CASTLE (12) 1997 GERMANY    HANEKE, MICHAEL  £15.99
  
Existential drama  adapted from the novel by Franz Kafka.

SCHLOSS VOGELÖD: DIE ENTHÜLLUNG EINES GEHEIMNISSES (PG) 1922 GERMANY   MURNAU, F.W. £19.99
    
One of the earliest (and eeriest) works by the legendary filmmaker F. W. Murnau, Schloss Vogelöd provides a vital 
glimpse into the development of the uncanny-suffused expressionistic style that became Murnau's hallmark and legacy.
DER SCHNEIDER VON ULM/THE TAILOR FROM ULM (TBA)  1979  GERMANY REITZ, EDGAR £14.99
   
Set in 1770 in Ulm this  biopic starring Tilo Prückner as Albrecht Berblinger, the tailor who became famous for 
building a flying contraption.
SCREAM OF STONE/CERRO TORRE: SCHREI AUS STEIN (15) 2003  HERZOG, WERNER  IN ENGLISH       £5.99    
 
When the death of a mutual friend and a love rivalry divides two climbers, they  challenge each other to scale an unclimbed Patagonianan mountain  which  results  in a bitter climbing duel.      
DAS SCHRECKLICHE MÄDCHEN/NASTY GIRL (PG) 1990 GERMANY  VERHOEVEN, MICHAEL       £19.99
 Delicious black comedy about a modern German schoolgirl whose essay ‘My Town during   the Third Reich’, stirs up memories of Nazi deeds long forgotten and ignored.
SCHWARZES SCHAF MIT WEIßER WESTE/BLACK SHEEP (18) 2006 GERMANY   RIHS, OLIVER     £19.99
 Black Sheep is a rock ‘n’ roll no holds barred trip through the urban Berlin lifestyle

SEHNSUCHT/LONGING (15) 2007 GERMANY GRISEBACH, VALESKA £19.99
  Sudden violence of another couple’s attempted suicide causes Markus,  happily married to his childhood sweetheart Ella, to begin an affair with a waitress.
DER SIEBENTE KONTINENT/SEVENTH CONTINENT (18) 1989 GERMANY HANEKE, MICHAEL £19.99
 A married couple and their daughter go about their prosaic lives in a mechanical fashion. On the surface, 
everything seems perfectly normal, but the film hints at a lurking malaise.
LA SFIDA (15) GERMANY 1998  TORRINI, CINZIA TH.  £12.99
    Thriller about a  German businessman who’s son is  kidnapped while holidaying in Sardinia, his father chooses to negotiate with the kidnappers himself to leave the authorities out of it and protect his shady business interests.
SILENT YOUTH (12) 2014 GERMANY KEMMESIES,  DIEMO  £14.99
    Young shy student Marlo has a chance encounter with Kirill (Josef Mattes), who has travelled from Russia to Berlin.  Kirill has recently been the victim of a homophobic attack. The pair bond as they explore the city together but it seems neither can overcome their respective anxieties enough to further their relationship amid the intermittent conversation.
SHOAH BOX SET (E) 1985 FRANCE LANZMANN, CLAUDE IN   GERMAN/POLISH/ENGLISH 4 DISCS £49.99    
  Nine-hour  documentary about the Holocaust.  Featuring interviews with survivors from concentration camp inmates and guards
SIEGE OF THE DEAD/RAMMBOCK: BERLIN UNDEAD (15) 2010 GERMANY   KREN, MARVIN    £9.99
   
German zombie horror.
THE SILENCE/DAS LETZTE SCHWEIGEN (15) 2010 GERMANY     ODAR, BARAN BO    £17.99
    Murder mystery drama based on the novel 'Das Letzte Schweigen' by Jan Costin Wagner. When a teenage girl goes missing on a 
hot summer's night, her abandoned bicycle is found in the exact spot where another girl was raped and murdered 23 years before.
SILENT LIGHT/STELLET LICHT (15) 2007 MEXICO REYGADAS, CARLOS  IN PLAUTDIETSCH (GERMAN DIALECT)        £15.99
 
Set in the Mennonite community of northern Mexico,  a father’s faith in God is put to the test when he falls for another woman.
SO WEIT DIE FÜßE TRAGEN/AS FAR AS MY FEET WILL CARRY ME/ (12) 2001 GERMANY     MARTINS, HARDY £15.99
  
Epic true story of  a German soldier  who attempts to escape from the Siberian death camp  at the end of World War II.
SOLANGE LEBEN IN MIR IST/AS LONG AS THERE’S LIFE IN ME (EX) 1965 E.GERMANY  REISCH, GÜNTER    £17.99
Biopic about the pacifist Social Democrat, workers’ leader Karl Liebknecht and his fight against World War I. Voting against war loans  he is considered a traitor and his  party leadership turns against him. 
TROTZ ALLEDEM!/IN SPITE OF EVERTHING (EX)  1972 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99 
    Part two of the Karl Liebknecht biopic 
SOMMERSTURM/
SUMMER STORM(15) 2004  GERMANY KREUZPAINTNER, MARCO     £19.99
 Heartening story about the complexities of growing up.

SOPHIE SCHOLL (PG) 2005  GERMANY ROTHEMUND, MARC     DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY £24.99
 Account of the  last days of the White Rose resistance group members,  Sophie and Hans Scholl.

SPEER UND ER/SPEER AND HITLER (15) 2005    BRELOER,  HEINRICH     £19.99
   
Three-part docudrama which focuses on the relationship between Hitler (Tobias Moretti) and the man behind much of the 
Third Reich, his architect, Albert Speer (Sebastian Koch).
SPIONE/SPIES (PG)  1928  GERMAN   SILENT LANG, FRITZ    £19.99
 Newly restored version of this spy thriller
STALINGRAD (15) 1993 GERMANY VILSMAIER, JOSEPH DVD - £12.99 BLU RAY - £15.99
Set in 1943 the film follows a platoon of likeable German soldiers as they fight the Russians, losing their humanity along the way. The film alternates between big battle scenes and deft characterisation as it constructs a damning indictment of war.
DER STAND DER DINGE/STATE OF THINGS (15) 1982 GERMANY   WENDER, WIM IN ENGLISH £15.99
 This German comedy about filmmaking and the nuclear holocaust.
STELLET LICHT/SILENT LIGHT (15) 2007 MEXICO REYGADAS, CARLOS  IN PLAUTDIETSCH (GERMAN DIALECT)        £15.99
 
Set in the Mennonite community of northern Mexico,  a father’s faith in God is put to the test when he falls for another woman. 
DER STILLE BERG/1915 - BATTLE FOR THE ALPS (12) 2014 AUSTRIA  GOSSNER, ERNST £15.99
   Love story set in the Dolomite Mountains in 1915 at the outbreak of war between Italy and Austria.
STRAIGHT (15) 2007 GERMANY    NICOLAS FLESSA        £14.99
  German drama portraying a 'menage a trois' relationship. In Berlin's run-down Neukolln district, three young people - troubled 
social worker Jana (Beba Ebner), small-time criminal Nazim (Eralp Uzun) and Jewish intellectual David (Florian Sonnefeld) - become sexually entangled as they seek to escape the secrets and complications in their lives.
STROSZEK (15) 1977 GERMANY WERNER HERZOG    £19.99
 Strozek moves from  Berlin to a desolated farming community in  Wisconsin. A  quirky  imaginative comedy.
STUNDE NULL/ZERO HOUR (15) 1977 GERMANY     REITZ ,EDGAR    £14.99
    Romantic drama set in the aftermath of World War II.

SUMMER STORM/SOMMERSTURM (15) 2004  GERMANY KREUZPAINTNER, MARCO     £19.99
 Heartening story about the complexities of growing up.
SUNRISE (U) 1927 US    SILENT  F. W. MURNAU, DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY £24.99
 
F. W. Murnau's Sunrise blends a story of fable-like simplicity with unparalleled visual imagination and technical ingenuity. 

TABU (15) 1931 B/W     MURNAU, FW   SILENT DVD - £17.99   BLU-RAY - £19.99
   
  F.W. Marnau’s last film is a love story set in Tahiti.
TAGEBUCH EINER VERLORENEN/DIARY OF A LOST GIRL (PG)GERMANY  1929 B/W  PABST, GW    £15.99
   Pabst’s film is a vivid exploration of a corrupt society.
THE TAILOR FROM ULM/DER SCHNEIDER VON ULM (TBA)  1979  GERMANY REITZ, EDGAR £14.99
   
Set in 1770 in Ulm this  biopic starring Tilo Prückner as Albrecht Berblinger, the tailor who became famous for
 building a flying contraption.
TATTOO (18) 2003  GERMANY  SCHWENTKE, ROBERT      £19.99
 Thriller about a gang who trade in decorated human skin. 
TAXI ZUM KLO (18) 1980 GERMANY    RIPPLOH, FRANK   £17.99
   
The film offers a sexually explicit slice of gay culture in West Germany at the dawn of the 1980s and has
 gained cult status over the years.
TESTAMENT DES DR MABUSE (12) GERMANY 1933 LANG, FRITZ £22.99 
   Part three in the Mabuse series of films.
THREEPENNY OPERA/DIE DREI GROSCHEN-OPER (PG) GERMANY 1931 B/W  PABST,  G W   £19.99
 
Pabst’s adaptation of this Brecht/Weill musical both  in the German and French version.
DER TIGER VON ESCHNAPUR / DAS INDISCHE GRABMAL (PG) 1959 GERMANY    LANG, FRITZ    £23.99
  This two-part adventure epic is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful colour films in the history of cinema.
TIN DRUM/DIE BLECHTROMMEL (15 ) 1979 GERMANY    SCHLONDORFF ,   VOLKER    £19.99
 
Based on the Grass novel, it looks at 20th Century German history  through the eyes of a child who stops growing at the  age of three. 
TONI ERDMANN (15) 2016 GERMANY   ADE, MAREN DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £22.99
  Award winning comedy, in which divorced music teacher Winfried tries to reconnect with his career-driven daughter Ines. To do this Winfried integrates himself into Ines work circle and  takes on the alter ego of the practical joker 'Toni Erdmann' as a way of cheering her up. 
TOUGH ENOUGH/KNALLHART (15) 2006 GERMAN BUCK, DETLEV £14.99
 
When Miriam  splits up with her wealthy lover, she and her 15-year-old son Michael  are forced to move to run-down Berlin-Neukolln from their previous home in well-to-do Zehlendorf.
THE TRIAL (PG) 1963 USA WELLES, ORSON IN ENGLISH  £15.99
   
Adaptation of Kafka's nightmarish novel, about a man lost in a system of intractable bureaucracy.

TRIO (15) 1998 GERMANY HUNTGEBURTH, HERMINE £19.99
 Comedy about a gang of gay pickpockets.
TRIUMPH DES WILLENS/TRIUMPH OF THE WILL (E) GERMANY 1934  RIEFENTAHL, L.  £15.99          
  Leni Riefenstahl’s record of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg. A prime example of the power of film in propaganda.   
TROTZ ALLEDEM!/IN SPITE OF EVERTHING (EX)  1972 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99 
    Part two of the Karl Liebknecht biopic Part One - SOLANGE LEBEN IN MIR IST
TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY  AKIN,  FATIH   £19.99
 Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf's best-selling cult novel.  In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.   
DER TUNNEL (12) 2001 GERMANY    RICHTER,  ROLAND SUSO        £15.99
    Cold War thriller set in 1961. After fleeing the Communist regime in East Berlin, Harry Melchior  is now determined to go back for his sister and her family
DIE TÜR/THE DOOR     (15) 2009 GERMANY    SAUL, ANNO    £17.99
   
A man plagued by guilt of  his daughter death uncovers a door that allows him to travel back to the day of her death 
 and alter history.
TWO MOTHERS/ZWEI MÜTTER (18) GERMANY 2013  BERRACHED, ANNE ZOHRA
    Two Mothers is an intense exploration of the trials and tribulations a same sex couple encounters in their desire to 
become loving parents.
DIE UNERZOGENEN/THE UNPOLISHED (18) 2007 GERMANY   MARAIS, PIA    £12.99
   Pia Marais' semi-autobiographical debut feature recounts the adolescence of Stevie (Ceci Schmitz-Chuh), a resourceful 
14-year old girl who finds methods of her own to cope with the unstable upbringing afforded her by her  hippy parents.
UNKENRUFE/CALL OF THE TOAD (15) 2005  GLINSKI, ROBERT   GERMAN AND POLISH £15.99
    Based on the novel by Gunter Grass, the film is a  love story between a German man and a Polish woman and 
how their good intentions and idealistic hopes for international understanding are corrupted when the money starts to roll in.
UNSERE MÜTTER, UNSERE VÄTER/GENERATION WAR (15) 2013 GERMANY   KADELBACH, PHILIPP  
    DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £29.99

    Three-part German drama set during the Second World War. Beginning in Berlin in 1941, the series follows five friends - 
Wilhelm (Volker Bruch), Friedhelm (Tom Schilling), Charlotte (Miriam Stein), Victor (Ludwig Trepte) and Greta (Katharina Schüttler) - as they each go on a journey that will change their lives and their country forever. While Wilhelm and his younger brother Friedhelm go to fight on the Eastern Front, Jewish Viktor is sent to a concentration camp.
DER UNTERTAN/KAISER’S LACKEY  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY STAUDTE, WOLFGANG   £15.99
   Film of Heinrich Mann’s novel ‘Der Untertan’, written during the First World war which is a historical satire  about a man scared of everyone but who  progresses in society by subjugating himself to the whims of his superiors while treading on those below.
UNVEILED/FREMDE HAUT  (15)     GERMANY 2005 MACCARONE, ANGELINA  £19.99 
 
Persecuted in Iran for her love of another woman, Fariba flees to Germany where she is held in a camp for 
those seeking political asylum.
UNTER BAUERN/ARMY OF SAVIOUR (15)  2011  GERMANY BOEKEN LUDI  £15.99
  
  Based on the memoirs of Marga Spiegel, the drama relates the real life tale of a community of German 
farmers who helped shelter a Jewish family during the dark days of World War II.
DER UNTERGANG/DOWNFALL(15) 2004 GERMANY   HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER   £15.99
 Film of Hitler’s final days in his Berlin bunker which caused  controversy by humanising the Fuhrer
VARIETÉ - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1925  GERMANY  DUPONT, E.A. DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY  £19.99 Boss Huller (Emil Jannings) tells his story from prison about how he and his lover Bertha-Marie (Lya De Putti) become famous trapeze artists.  However at the height of their fame  legendary  trapeze artist Artinelli (Warwick Ward)  seduces Berta-Marie .
VAMPYR (PG ) 1932 GERMANY DREYER, CARL THEODOR £22.99
 Loosley based on Le fanu’s story Carmilla
VIER MINUTEN/FOUR MINUTES (15) 12006 GERMANY  KRAUS, CHIRS      £17.99
 Tough young piano prodigy-turned criminal Jenny is serving time in a women’s prison in Germany. She meets her match in the elderly Traude, who has been teaching piano to the inmates. An upcoming pianist’s competition is an opportunity not to be missed, so the pair plot a daring escape
VERFOLGT/HOUNDED (18) GERMANY 2006 MACCARONE, ANGELINA £19.99 
 Explores the  sadomasochistic relationship  an disaffected teen, and his youth worker.

BLU RAY ONLY - DIE VERLORENE EHRE DER KATHARINA BLUM/LOST HONOUR OF KATHARINA BLUM (12) 1975 GERMANY SCHLONDORFF , VOLKER £24.99  Based on Boll's book, the film looks at modern terrorism, German press and the police.
DAS VERSPRECHEN/PLEDGE (15) USA 2001 PENN, SEAN   IN ENGLISH  £19.99
 
Based on Durrenmatt’s  ‘Das Verspechen’ .  The story is  transposed  to the USA and star  Jack Nicholson. 
DVD CAN BE  PLAYED IN GERMAN 
VICTORIA (15) 2015   GERMANY  SCHIPPER, SEBASTIAN £15.99
 Thriller set over one night on the streets of Berlin and  shot entirely in one continuous take.
VIER MINUTEN
/FOUR MINUTES (15) 12006 GERMANY  KRAUS, CHIRS      £17.99
 Tough young piano prodigy-turned criminal Jenny is serving time in a women’s prison in Germany. She meets her match
 in the elderly Traude, who has been teaching piano to the inmates. An upcoming pianist’s competition is an opportunity not to be missed, so the pair plot a daring escape
VON MÄDCHEN UND PFERDEN /OF GIRLS AND HORSES (15) 2014  TREUT, MONIKA £14.99
   Rebellious 16-year-old Alex is sent for the  summer to a farm with stables. Alex misses the city but gradually bonds with the horses.  However when posh Kathy arrives at the farm, Alex instantly dislikes her, however gradually they become friend until one weekend  things spiral out of control.
WALKÜRE/OPERATION VALKYRIE (15) 2004 GERMANY    BAIER, JO    £9.99
   
German television drama based on real events that took place in 1944.

DIE WAND/THE WALL (12) 2012   GERMANY    JULIAN PÖLSLER    £15.99
    Martina Gedeck stars  in this contemporary female Robinson Crusoe story.  Based on Marlen Haushofer’s best-selling.

WAS NÜTZT DIE LIEBE IN GEDANKEN/LOVE IN THOUGHTS  (PG) 2004  GERMANY   BORRIES, ACHIM VON   £19.99
 
Based on true events, the Steglitz student tragedy in 1927 in the Weimar Republic. Two young men share a romantic view of life and its possibilities.
WAS TUN, WENN'S BRENNT?/WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF FIRE (15)  2002  SCHNITZLER,GREGOR     £19.99
 When a twenty-year-old bomb explodesin an abandoned mansion in modern-day Berlin, the evidence points to a notorious late 
1980s anarchist group. As the police start lookingfor them, the six former rebels reunite for the first time in 12 years to come up with a plan to protect themselves. 
DAS WEIßE BAND/THE WHITE RIBBON (15) GERMANY 2009 HANEKE, MICHAEL  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £24.99
 In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village 
schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment  ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions? 
WENN DER VATER MIT DEM SOHNE (U) 1955    GERMANY     QUEST, HANS £12.99
    Comedy drama starring Heinz Rühmann as the Clown Teddy who has lost his way after the death of his son.  His landladies' 
sons reawakens Teddy desire to preform as a clown again.
DIE WELLE/THE WAVE (15) 2008  GERMANY   GANSEL, DENNIS    £17.99
 In an attempt to engage his students in politics, a high school teacher takes the controversial decision to turn the classroom
 into a Nazi-style dictatorship. But what starts out as an innocent social experiment ends in tragedy when the roots of fascism begin to take hold of the students
WELT AM DRAHT/WORLD ON A WIRE (15)  GERMAN 1973 RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER,     £19.99
   
Science-fiction TV  broadcast that explores the notion of a computer-generated world

WER WENN NICHT WIR?/IF NOT US, WHO? (15) 2011 GERMANY    VEIEL, ANDRES            £15.99
  
  Fictionalised portrait of the tumultuous relationship between two 1970s German left-wing political militants: 
Bernward Vesper (August Diehl) and Gudrun Ensslin (Lena Lauzemis). As Gudrun becomes more and more politically involved, the couple's relationship comes under increasing strain and she eventually leaves Bernward and their baby son for the charismatic political rebel Andres Baader (Alexander Fehling); founder of the Red Army Faction terrorist group depicted in the 2008 film 'The Baader-Meinhof Complex'.
WERNER HERZOG BOX SET TWO (15)  1970-77 HERZOG, WERNER    £29.99
 Contains Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen/Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970), Fata Morgana (1971), Kaspar Hauser - 
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle/The Enigma Of Kaspar Hauser (1974), Herz aus Glas/Heart Of Glass (1976) and Stroszek (1977).
WERNER HERZOG COLLECTION DVD BOX SET (15) GERMANY - DVD - £59.99 BLU RAY - £79.99
  This 10-disc DVD box set compiles 18 films from one German cinema’s greatest directors, made available here in beautifully remastered presentations.
WESTFRONT 1918/KAMERADSCHAFT - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1930-1 GERMANY  PABST, GEORG W  DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £24.99
'Westfront 1918' (1930) four German infantrymen suffer the hardships and insanity of trench warfare in the First World War.  'Kameradschaft' (1931), is set in 1919,  a team of German miners risk their lives to save a group of French miners trapped underground in a mining explosion.
WESTLER (15) GERMANY 1986  SPECK, WIELAND   £19.99
 Love story between a gay East German and the West German tourist he falls in love with.  Westler captures a moment in 
history and documents the underground gay world in communist East Berlin . DVD also includes Speck explaining the origins of the film and the problems encountered shooting in communist East Germany.   
WHAT A MAN (15) 2011 GERMANY      SCHWEIGHÖFER, MATTHIAS    £12.99
   
Comedy about a young teacher Alex who sets out in search of his true identity in this complicated modern world, just what is it
 that makes a man a man? And what is it that women really want?
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF FIRE/WAS TUN, WENN'S BRENNT? (15)  2002  SCHNITZLER,GREGOR     £19.99
 When a twenty-year-old bomb explodesin an abandoned mansion in modern-day Berlin, the evidence points to a notorious 
late 1980s anarchist group. As the police start lookingfor them, the six former rebels reunite for the first time in 12 years to come up with a plan to protect themselves. 
THE WHITE RIBBON/DAS WEIßE BAND (15) GERMANY 2009 HANEKE, MICHAEL DVD -   £15.99   BLU RAY - £24.99
 In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the 
village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions?
WHO AM I - KEIN SYSTEM IST SICHER (15) 2014 GERMANY  ODAR, BARAN BO   £19.99
 Benjamin is a socially inept young German computer geek, who is invited to join a hacker group  by the charismatic Max.  Benjamin finally feels he belongs and  wants to gain recognition and status among the hackers community.  
WIE MAN SEIN LEBEN KOCHT/HOW TO COOK YOUR LIFE (E)  2007  GERMANY  DORRIE, DORIS    £14.99
 The film centres on Zen Master Edward Espe Brown and his quest to unite Buddhism and cooking.

WINGS OF DESIRE/DER HIMMEL ÜBER BERLIN (PG) GERMANY 1987  WENDERS, WIM     £19.99
 An Angel watches over Berlin and is entranced by human existence.

WIR SIND DIE NACHT/WE ARE THE NIGHT (15) 2010 GERMANY        GANSEL, DENNIS £12.99
 
   German horror in which an oppressed young woman finds a sense of both liberty and terror in vampirism.
WOLKE 9
/CLOUD 9 (15) 2008 GERMANY DRESEN,ANDREAS   £12.99
 
The film  explores fidelity, desire and love in the twilight years and subverts convention to present a brave account of young love in old age.
WOLZ - LEBEN UND VERKLÄRUNG EINES DEUTSCHEN ANARCHISTEN/WOLF-LIFE AND ILLUSION OF 
A GERMAN ANARCHIST  (EX)  1974 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99
World War One veteran, Ignaz Wolz, return from the front with a  hatred of the war profiteers and starts his own revolution  stealing from the rich and divides the spoils with the poor.
WONDERFUL HORRIBLE LIFE OF LENI RIEFENSTAHL - INCLUDED AS A BONUS DISC WITH
DER HEILIGE BERG/HOLY MOUNTAIN (U) 
1926  GERMANY FANCK, ARNOLD      £22.99
 
    Documentary about her life.
WORLD ON A WIRE/WELT AM DRAHT (15)  GERMAN 1973 RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER,     £19.99
   
Science-fiction TV  broadcast that explores the notion of a computer-generated world

WOYZECK (15) 1978  GERMANY WERNER HERZOG     £19.99
 Werner Herzog’s film of the  Buchner Play .
WRONG MOVE/FALSCHE BEWEGUNG  (15) 1975 GERMANY  WENDERS, WIM       £15.99
 Road movie which forms the second part of Wender’s trilogy, coming between ‘Alice in the Cities’ and ‘Kings of the Road’.
DAS WUNDER VON BERN/MIRACLE OF BERN (PG) 2003   GERMANY WORTMAN, SONKE    £19.99
 
Set in the summer of 1954 when the West German team won the World World Cup and the country finally emerged from the shadow of the Second World War.
YELLA (12) 2007 GERMANY PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN    £19.99
 Yella  leaves her home in the East Germany for a promising job and a new life, but as success is within reach, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past.
YOU AND I (15) 2014 GERMANY   NILS BÖKAMP   £15.99
 After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jonas (Eric Klotzsch) goes on a camping trip with his 
gay British ex-flatmate. After picking up homophobic, Polish backpacker Boris (Michal Grabowski), the pair's friendship is put to the test and Jonas has to confront his true feelings about his English friend.
ZERO HOUR/STUNDE NULL (15) 1977 GERMANY     REITZ ,EDGAR    £14.99
    Romantic drama set in the aftermath of World War II.
DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN/CHAMBERMAID LYNN (18) 2014 GERMANY   HAEB,  INGO £15.99
 Comedy drama about an obsessive-compulsive hotel maid Lynn who quietly observe her guests and rummage through their possessions when they're out. 
ZWEI MÜTTER/TWO MOTHERS (18) GERMANY 2013  BERRACHED, ANNE ZOHRA    £15.99
    Two Mothers is an intense exploration of the trials and tribulations a same sex couple encounters in their desire to become loving parents.

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LIST OF SET GERMAN FILMS AND LITERATURE


A LEVEL SET TITLES


DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN GERMAN
(ALL FILMS ARE IN THE GERMAN LANGUAGE)
40 JAHRE DDR - ALLES SCHON VERGESSEN? £24.99
ALS DER KRIEG NACH DEUTSCHLAND KAM £23.95

BERLIN 45 - DER ERSTE SOMMER IM FRIEDEN      £23.95
 
Documentary about the  summer of 1945. We meet children looking for family members,
homeless families, remnants of Nazism and interviews with Markus Wolf, Wolfgang, Leonhard and Egon Bahr.
BRUTALITÄT IN STEIN - DIE BAUTEN DER NAZIS GESTERN UND HEUTE - £23.95
DAMALS IN DER DDR - THREE DISC DVD SET  £39.99
DAS MINISTERIUM FÜR STAATSSICHERHEIT - ALLTAG EINER BEHÖRDE   £19.99
DAS WAR DIE DDR Kapitel 1-7 (2 DVDs)   £17.99
DAS DRITTE REICH IN FARBE - 1927-1945 £23.95
DEUTSCHLAND IM FRUHLING 1990      £23.95
DER FALL DER MAUER             £23.95
FEUERSTURM - DER BOMBENKRIEG GEGEN    £23.95
DER NURNBERGER PROZESS    £23.95
ROSTOCK, MOLLN, SOLINGEN. DIE DEUTSCHEN UND IHRE BRANDSTIFTER.   VIDEO ONLY   £23.95
  
Documentary of the recent racist  events in these towns. 58 Mins.
DIE STASI-ROLLE. 97 mins.   VIDEO ONLY   £23.95
DER STURM AUF BERLIN   About the fall of Berlin. £23.95
DER TUNNEL - EINE WAHRE GESCHICHTE  £23.95
 Documentary about the 1962 escape of 29 men, women  and children through  tunnel under the Berlin Wall.
DER UNTERGANG DER STASI     VIDEO ONLY - £23.95
WO DEUTSCHLAND ENDET. EINE REISE DURCH DAS   OSTDEUTSCHE  GRENZGEBIET VIDEO ONLY  £23.95
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DOCUMENTARY FILMS 
 

AUSCHWITZ (12)  UK 2004   IN ENGLISH £19.99
 A BBC film which combines rare archive footage and dramatic reconstructions 
of the key decision-making moments to tell  the story of Auschwitz.
BEHIND THE WALL (E) 2011  KELLY, MICHAEL PATRICK        £15.99
     Documentary with real-life accounts that tell the story of the Berlin Wall and the people living on either side of it.
BERLIN SURRENDER (E)  - AUTHENTIC HISTORICAL FOOTAGE   £5.99 
 Documentary in English.                                                                                                  
BERLIN WALL - ESCAPE TO FREEDOM (E)    £10.99 
  Documentary about the courageous  East Germans who dared to challenge the authorities and the Berlin Wall in their bid for freedom.
CAPITAL CITIES OF THE WORLD - BERLIN  (E)    £10.99 
 Documentary in English.
CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME (E)  - GERMAN PEOPLE IN WARTIME 1939-45 £12.99
 Documentary in English.
DEPRIVATION AND SACRIFICE (E) - GERMAN PEOPLE IN WARTIME 1939-45  £14.99
 Documentary in English.
EUROPE’S SECRET ARMIES - GERMANY RESISTING FROM WITHIN (E) IN ENGLISH £10.99
  Part of the documentary series looking at the history of the resistance movements in Occupied Europe during the Second World War.
EXTRAVAGANZAS OF THE THIRD REICH - THE POWER OF MASS SUGGESTION (E)    £14.99    Documentary in English.   
HITLER - A CAREER  (E) GERMANY 1977 FEST,  JOACHIM   IN ENGLISH   £15.99  
 Documentary chronicling the life of Adolf Hitler from the German perspective, using colour and black and white 
footage from the German military archives.  
THE HOME FRONT (E)  - THE GERMAN PEOPLE IN WARTIME   1939-45      £12.99   
 Documentary in English.
HÔTEL TERMINUS (PG) 1988  OPHÜLS, MARCEL     £12.99
   Oscar-winning documentary about the life of Nazi SS officer Klaus Barbie. 
ONE DAY IN EUROPE (PG) 2004   GERMANY   STOHR, HANNES   £15.99   
 Four colorful and light-hearted stories about quirky characters and the amusing misunderstandings that cross-cultural communication often provides.
RISE OF THE NAZI PARTY (E) 2015   (5060294376187)   £14.99
    Ten-part documentary series about Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels; 
the four men implicit in the rise of the Nazi Party. The episodes are: 'Nazism Is Born', 'Becoming Respectable', 
'Seizing Power', 'In Power', 'Preparing for War', 'Hitler's Biggest Blunder', 'The Final Solution', 'Plots and Delusions', 'End Game' and 'Aftermath'.

FILMS IN ENGLISH BASED ON GERMAN  LITERATURE.
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (PG) 1930 B/W  MILESTONE, L.  £15.99
 Newly restored version of this classic .
DEATH IN VENICE (15) 1971  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO      £15.99  
 Luchino Viscont’s adaptation of the Mann story.
THE TRIAL (PG) 1963   ORSON WELLES       £12.99
 Orson Welles’ visually stunning version of the Kafka story.
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CHANNEL FOUR LANGUAGE

CHANNEL HOPPING AUF DEUTSCH - VIDEO ONLY (AGE 14-19) VIDEO £19.99 
 Through a variety of extracts from some of German television  shows and the contributions of some of Germany’s most famous faces, students will be offered an exciting and sometimes surprising insight into one of Europe’s most influential languages. 
EXTRA GERMAN - (AGE 14-16) DVD £76.99
 

  Modern foreign language drama in which four 19-22 year olds are thrown together to play
out romances, crises and contrasting interests in a familiar sitcom setting.
Bonus features for the DVDs1. Optional subtitles giving you the opportunity to alternate between English and the foreign language; great for improving aural and writing skills2. Discussion points, Key Vocabulary and a multiple choice quiz at the end of every episode 3. Contains complete footage from all three series4. Full transcripts embedded as
PDF and editable Word documents 5. Dynamic link to the extr@ website from the DVD       

HENNINGS HAUS (AGE 9-12) - DVD £29.99
 
This entertaining  new series has been created for children who are just starting to learn
German. Based around Henning, an eccentric but friendly character, the stories follow a lively group of German children who meet up at his house. The programmes are entirely in German, at a language  level suitable for the target audience.   

HENNINGS HAUS - TEACHER’S GUIDE - £3.95

TEXT IN BLUE - ORIGINAL GERMAN FILM TITLE .        TITLE IN BLACK - TITLE ON THE DVD
ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.


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