Filmverlag der Autoren - distributed & produced films

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143 distributed films (11 non-German film removed) + 44 produced films - overlaps (16 films)

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1. Das Geheimnis (1995)

80 min | Drama, Romance

Drama of four friends who spend time together in the country when one of them meets a man who claims to be Jesus Christ who wants to share the love secret of the universe with her and so he... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Thome | Stars: Adriana Altaras, Idil Üner, Wolfgang Böhmer, Johannes Herrschmann

Votes: 27

3. Herzsprung (1992)

87 min | Romance

In the little town of Herzsprung - whose name harks back to an ancient legend of broken hearts - almost nothing has changed since German unification, except a rise in unemployment. Johanna,... See full summary »

Director: Helke Misselwitz | Stars: Memdu Aki, Jaleh Amini, Cesare Basile, Ben Becker

Votes: 19

4. Apple Trees (1992)

112 min | Drama

The GDR citizens Lena and Heinz get to know each other against the romantic backdrop of the Havelland apple growing region - and fall in love with each other.

Director: Helma Sanders-Brahms | Stars: Johanna Schall, Thomas Büchel, Udo Kroschwald, Anna Sanders

Votes: 17

6. Es wäre gut, daß ein Mensch würde umbracht für das Volk (1991)

125 min | Musical

The passion of Christ, based on J. S. Bach's "Johannes-Passion". Its mix of music, speech, dancing and singing re-creates the style of antique Greek tragedies.

Director: Hugo Niebeling | Stars: Christoph Quest, Klaus Barner, Ralf Richter, Ernst Haefliger

Votes: 6

8. Das serbische Mädchen (1991)

92 min | Drama

The naive 18 year old Dobrila leaves her little Serbian village to travel to Hamburg, Germany, where her boyfriend lives. The trip is not easy. Finally in Hamburg she has to realize her ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sehr | Stars: Mirjana Jokovic, Ben Becker, Pascal Breuer, Vladimir Torbica

Votes: 57

9. Latest from the DaDaeR (1990)

86 min | Comedy, Musical

In a loose set of cabaret pieces, Steffen Mensching and Hans-Eckardt Wenzel - highly acclaimed East German poets, songwriters and clowns - satirize East German life in its final days and ... See full summary »

Director: Jörg Foth | Stars: Steffen Mensching, Hans-Eckardt Wenzel, Peter Dommisch, Christoph Hein

Votes: 24

10. Abrahams Gold (1990)

95 min | Drama

A chest full of gold teeth extracted from Holocaust victims reveals terrible secrets. This revelation forever changes the lives of Abraham, his family members and other inhabitants of a ... See full summary »

Director: Jörg Graser | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Günther Maria Halmer, Daniela Schötz, Robert Dietl

Votes: 73

11. The Nasty Girl (1990)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History

When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Hans-Reinhard Müller, Monika Baumgartner, Elisabeth Bertram

Votes: 2,330 | Gross: $2.28M

12. L'africana (1990)

105 min | Drama

The long friendship between Martha and Anna breaks when Victor leaves the first for the second. Martha, desperate, goes to Africa in search of an old love.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Stefania Sandrelli, Barbara Sukowa, Sami Frey, Jan Biczycki

Votes: 26

13. Boomerang Boomerang (1989)

102 min | Crime, Drama

A group of young people become involved with the kidnap of a local politician with the aim of halting construction work on a nearby nuclear power plant.

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer | Stars: Katja Studt, Jürgen Vogel, Jan Plewka, Lambert Hamel

Votes: 22

14. Blauäugig (1989)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

Johann Neudorf has made his way into the Argentinian society as consultant for the regime. His son has just finished the military academy. Only his daughter Paula is otherwise. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Reinhard Hauff | Stars: Götz George, Miguel Ángel Solá, Julio De Grazia, Álex Benn

Votes: 43

18. Bride of the Orient (1989)

94 min | Drama

After the death of his mother, farmer Windleter feels very lonely on his small mountain farm in Switzerland. Chances to find a wife in the small village are nil - a life with him would mean... See full summary »

Director: Urs Odermatt | Stars: Wolfram Berger, Arunotai Jitreekan, Werner Herzog, Mathias Gnädinger

Votes: 21

20. Im Jahr der Schildkröte (1988)

97 min

Mr. Kamp is an unobtrusive man in his sixties, living in Cologne, Germany in a huge anonymous apartment building. Now retired, he spent his life as a civil servant, and he still behaves ... See full summary »

Director: Ute Wieland | Stars: Heinz Bennent, Karina Fallenstein, Anke Tegtmeyer, Herbert Weissbach

Votes: 30

22. The Kiss of the Tiger (1988)

105 min | Thriller

With the dangerous smoothness of a tiger stalking his prey, Peter (Stéphane Ferrara) has circled the au pair Michèle (Beate Jensen). She quickly succumbs to his fascinating charisma and ... See full summary »

Director: Petra Haffter | Stars: Stéphane Ferrara, Beate Jensen, Yves Beneyton, Kristina van Eyck

Votes: 40

23. Let's Kiss and Say Goodbye (1988)

80 min

A study of the alienated people who frequent the Ballhaus Barmbek dance hall, including an obese El groupie, an old man reciting poetry, two young women and a regular dance employee.

Director: Christel Buschmann | Stars: Achmed Akcicek, Stefan Aust, Stefan Blaich, Winfried Bornemann

Votes: 7

25. Die Kopie (1988)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Anton Klima | Star: Edgar M. Böhlke

27. Geierwally (1988)

105 min | Comedy, Musical

A young maiden is the victim of an arranged marriage and runs away to the mountains to avoid her fate.

Director: Walter Bockmayer | Stars: Samy Orfgen, Christoph Eichhorn, Gottfried Lackmann, Ralph Morgenstern

Votes: 191

29. Manöver (1988)

87 min | Comedy

Germany in the 50ies: A love story between an eastern spy and a western secretary who detects him (and her love) ...

Director: Helma Sanders-Brahms | Stars: Adriana Altaras, Johannes Herrschmann, Alfred Edel, Elisabeth Zündel

32. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

71 Metascore

A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 11,716 | Gross: $3.59M

33. Das weite Land (1987)

103 min | Drama

A promising young pianist commits suicide. He spent his last evening in the company of the industrialist Friedrich Hofreiter. His wife Genia is in possession of a farewell note.

Director: Luc Bondy | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Bulle Ogier, Wolfgang Hübsch, Barbara Rebeschini

Votes: 24

34. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 60,862 | Gross: $3.33M

35. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Widmark, Holly Hunter, Joe Seneca

Votes: 633

37. Caspar David Friedrich - Grenzen der Zeit (1986)

84 min | Biography, Drama

A study of German 19th Century Romantic art through the writings and paintings of Carl David Friedrich and his fellow artist, Carl Gustav Carus.

Director: Peter Schamoni | Stars: Helmut Griem, Sabine Sinjen, Hans Peter Hallwachs, Walter Schmidinger

Votes: 42

40. Tarot (1986)

120 min

A film director, his fiancée, a scriptwriter and a student interact and discuss their emotions, at length.

Director: Rudolf Thome | Stars: Vera Tschechowa, Rüdiger Vogler, Hanns Zischler, Katharina Böhm

Votes: 34

41. Wahnfried (1986)

112 min | Drama, Musical

Richard's Wagner and his wife Cosima.

Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Otto Sander, Tatja Seibt, Fabienne Babe, Peter Matic

Votes: 37

42. Meier (1986)

99 min | Comedy

Satirical comedy about an East German citizen who manages to acquire a West Germany passport and go to live in the West, only to find that not all is gold that glitters.

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Rainer Grenkowitz, Nadja Engelbrecht, Thomas Bestvater, Alexander Hauff

Votes: 81

44. Men... (1985)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

A man's wife leaves him to take up with an artist, so the man responds by becoming the artist's roommate.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Heiner Lauterbach, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Ulrike Kriener, Janna Marangosoff

Votes: 1,131

45. Zuckerbaby (1985)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An asocial, obese German woman lives in a large city. Unfortunately despite her kind and intelligent personality, she has had a lot of trouble making a connection with people, until she gets a crush on a handsome subway conductor.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, Eisi Gulp, Toni Berger, Manuela Denz

Votes: 662