Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a ...
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This drama focuses on three very different siblings, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful ... See full summary »
Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel "The Elementary Particles" published 1998. Staged by Théâtre du Nord in 2014. About Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed life and sexuality.
In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of ... See full summary »
1980, West Germany. Frank Lehmann is drafted into the Bundeswehr because he neglected to object. As his petty-bourgeois pa claims his room for TV repairs, Frank moves in with hippie ... See full summary »
The story of the first cloned human being - told in her own words: At the age of thirty the world-famous composer Iris Sellin learns that she has an incurable illness. She - a person who ... See full summary »
This is a family story that covers thirty years in the life of the Freytag family (narrated by the grandson, Robert). When his grandfather returns from Russia in 1949, he becomes part of ... See full summary »
Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a hippie mother only caring for her affairs, Michael, a molecular biologist, is more interested in genes than women, while Bruno is obsessed with his sexual desires, but mostly finds his satisfaction with prostitutes. His pitiful life changes when he gets to know the experienced Christiane. In the meantime, Michael meets Annabelle, the love of his youth, again... Written by
The first letter talking about the move to another grave of the brothers' grandmother says she has to be moved due to the construction of "Bundesstraße 17". Later the gravedigger says it's about "Bundesstraße 7" See more »
I do love Brazilian dancing. Because Brazil is full of energy.
F***ing Brazil is full of mindless fanatics, obsessed with soccer and motor-racing. We could go to Brazil together, Katja. We could drive through the favelas in an armored minibus and look at little 8-year old killers and little whores dying of AIDS at 13. Later we can hang out at the beach with filthy-rich drug dealers and pimps.
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"Mysterious, literary, sensual and somewhat scientific..."
German screenwriter, journalist and director Oskar Roehler's third feature film which he wrote, is an adaptation of a novel from 1998 called "Atomised" by French author and filmmaker Michael Houellebecq. It premiered In competition at the 56th Berlin International Film Festival in 2006, was shot on locations in Germany and is a German production which was produced by German filmmaker and producer Bernd Eichinger (1949-2011) and producer Oliver Berben. It tells the story about a troubled literature teacher named Bruno Klement who lives with his wife and their infant in Berlin and a driven scientist named Michael Klement who is resigning as the head of a biotechnical institute.
Subtly and precisely directed by German filmmaker Oskar Roehler, this finely tuned fictional tale which is narrated by and from the two protagonist's viewpoints, draws an intriguing portrayal of two half-brothers and their conflicting relationships with women. While notable for it's naturalistic and various milieu depictions, sterling production design by production designer Ingrid Henn, cinematography by cinematographer Karl-Friedrich Koschncik, costume design by costume designer Esther Walz and use of music, this character-driven and narrative-driven story depicts two interrelated studies of character and contains a great score by German composer Martin Todsharow.
This romantic, humorous and psychological drama from the late 2000s which examines the notion of artificial reproduction of organisms without sexual contact and the lives of two men in their late 30s, is impelled and reinforced by it's fragmented narrative structure, substantial character development, atmospheric flashback scenes and the remarkable acting performances by German actors Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Ulmen and German actresses Martina Gedeck, Franka Potente and Nina Hoss. A mysterious, literary, sensual and somewhat scientific narrative feature which gained, among other awards, the Silver Bear for Best Actor Moritz Bleibtreu at the 56th Berlin Film Festival in 2006.
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