Good Bye Lenin!

Synopsis: East Germany, the year 1989: A young man protests against the regime. His mother watches the police arresting him and suffers a heart attack and falls into a coma. Some months later, the GDR does not exist anymore and the mother awakes. Since she has to avoid every excitement, the son tries to set up the GDR again for her in their flat. But the world has changed a lot.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Wolfgang Becker
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 33 wins & 19 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.7
Metacritic:
68
Rotten Tomatoes:
90%
R
Year:
2003
121 min
$4,000,000
Website
1,373 Views

X Distribution

presents

An

X Films Creative Pool

Production

In Co-Production with the

West German Broadcasting Company

Cooperating with

Film Foundation North-Rhein Westfalia

Film Supporting Institute

Filmboard Berlin Brandenburg

BKM:

Our holiday home, Summer 1978

Look here. Here into the camera.

Hands off!

Alex, hold on!

- Dad, help me!

Slowly, cautiously,

almost gently...

the giant colossus...

is placed on the launch site.

Here on the launch site

the result of the great...

community work is demonstrated.

If you want an example to emphasize the famous word:

everyone supplies quality to everyone...

- There he is!

everyone supplies quality to everyone...

- There he is!

... here it can be seen in perfection.

I report:
I am ready for the flight

with spaceship SOJUS 31...

as a member of the international

crew.

On August 26, 1978,

we had reached international standing.

Sigmund Jhn, citizen of the GDR,

was the first German who ever went into space.

However, on this day our

family went really up in smoke.

This is your husband's third stay

in a capitalistic country.

This is your husband's third stay

in a capitalistic country.

He stands in for his boss, professor Klinger.

Do you know of any contacts in the West

your husband might have?. - No.

Mrs Kerner, how would you

describe the state of your marriage?

Has your husband ever talked to you

about escape from the Republic?

Mrs Kerner...

Has he talked to you about that?

Allow me to present the Central Committee

of the communist party...

Get lost! Leave me alone!

While Sigmund Jhn bravely represented the GDR

in the depths of space,

my procreator let a class enemy

in a capitalistic country...

screw his brains out.

He never came back.

screw his brains out.

He never came back.

My mother became so sad,

that she stopped talking.

She just didn't talk anymore.

Not to us, not to others.

Mum, please come back.

It's so boring at Mrs. Schfer's.

Mum, I love you.

The Sandman excellently adapted to the

conditions in space.

But the biggest surprise was that he

became very well acquainted...

...with Mascha.

We even had a cosmic

marriage on board.

We even had a cosmic

marriage on board.

In a few minutes, the sandman

and Mascha will come back to Earth.

I hope it was relayed,

so that you could see it clearly.

Mother came back after 8 weeks.

It was as if she had been transformed.

Surprise!

- My sweeties!

My Alex. My little cosmonaut.

(Caption) Pioneer Park, Spring 1979

- We never talked about father again.

(Caption) Pioneer Park, Spring 1979

- We never talked about father again.

From this moment on, my mother got married

to our socialist Fatherland.

Our home...

is not only

the towns and villages...

As this relation was not a sexual one,

there was a lot of vigour and energy left...

for us kids

and the socialist daily routine.

... is the grass on the sward,

the corn on the field and the birds...

in the air and the animals on the ground...

in the air and the animals on the ground...

My mother became promoter of

the progress of society.

A passionate activist for the

simple needs of the people

and against the small

injustices of life. - Input.

and against the small

injustices of life. - Input.

and against the small

injustices of life. - Input.

Concerning:
Gaudily colourful...

maternity dresses. Full-stop.

And now a report on the solemn honouring...

- This is it!

Blue- and and white-collar workers,

scientists and joint farmers,

Blue- and and white-collar workers,

scientists and joint farmers,

artists and veteran workers

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