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Goodbye Lenin!

Cast

Daniel Brhl, Katrin Sass, Chulpan Khamatova, Maria Simon View All


Crew

Wolfgang Becker (Director), Wolfgang Becker (Screenplay), Bernd Lichtenberg (Screenplay) View All

Released: Feb. 13th, 2003
Runtime: 2 hours, 1 minute
An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy whos mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.
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Citizen Rules
The entire movie is clever in how it weaves the changes that swept East Germany that take place as the mom is in a coma and then wakes up believing she's still in the old DDR and nothing had changed.

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