German Films on DVD
Increasing numbers of German films and German co-productions are being distributed in the US. These reviews of German films past and present will help you catch up or keep up-to-date on German movies in the comfort of your own home theater.
Jun 29, 2011
This Academy Award-nominated epic WWII masterpiece by director Wolfgang Petersen celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. It follows the lives of a fearless U-Boat captain and his inexperienced crew as they become engulfed in the "Battle of the Atlantic" during World War II.
Jun 2, 2011
Roommates Jan and Peter break into rich people’s houses, rearrange all the furniture, and leave graffiti warning that the days of plenty are numbered. Peter's girlfriend Jule has some secrets of her own. The trio soon embarks on an adventure for which none of them are prepared.
May 12, 2011
This Oscar Award winner is set in 1980s East Berlin. Stasi Captain Gerd Wiesler has been assigned to collect evidence against a dramatist and his longtime girlfriend, a celebrated theater actress, but soon becomes engrossed in their lives with far-reaching consequences.
The Lives of Others
Apr 12, 2011
On vacation in Sardinia, a young couple in their 30s seem somwhat insecure but appear to be madly in love. Over the course of the vacation, however, the temperamental personalities of Chris and his girlfriend Gitti begin to clash.
Oct 11, 2010
| John Rabe
A winner of four Golden Lolas in Germany, "John Rabe" is based on the true story of a German businessmen who saved 200,000 Chinese civilians from invading Japanese forces during the 1937 "Nanking Massacre".