Good Bye Lenin

2003, 116 minutes

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.

Credits

Subtitles
NL | FR
Themes
Democracy and politics, Media and digital culture, Racism and/or discrimination
Suitable for
havo/vwo bovenbouw
mbo - niveau 3 & 4
Director
Wolfgang Becker
Country of production
Germany
Type
Fiction
Duration
116 minutes
Year
2003
Age rating
12 geweld