1938. While the Nazi troops march into Vienna, the lawyer Josef Bartok hastily tries to escape to the USA with his wife but is arrested by the Gestapo. Bartok remains steadfast and refuses to cooperate with the Gestapo that requires confidential information from him. Thrown into solitary confinement, Bartok is psychologically tormented for months and begins to weaken. However, when he steals an old book about chess it sets him on course to overcome the mental suffering inflicted upon him, until it becomes a dangerous obsession.
Zeynep Altin (Naomi Krauss) is at the end of her tether. She’s over-worked and pushed around by her husband, daughter and aging father. Her mother’s death and her funeral, which nearly ends in total disaster, is the last straw for Zeynep – she leaves Munich and escapes to an island in Croatia. In the house her mother bought secretly years ago, and gifted to her in her will, she hopes to find peace, freedom and herself. If only the former owner, Josip, an islander through and through, wasn’t still living on the same property…
Speedy, merciless and with plenty of black humor Gasman shows the picture of a man searching for his inner soul.
Star reporter Lars Bogenius is a respected journalist and knows how to wow his readers and critics with emotional reportage. Emotional, realistic and moving, his style regularly promises to win him the industry’s most coveted awards. His publishing house is also grateful to the exceptional journalist, because the paper’s numbers are sinking and are being cushioned by Bogenius’ reportage, among other things. Everything sounds too good to be true – at least that’s the opinion of freelance journalist Juan Romero, who takes on the inconsistencies and looks deeper behind Bogenius’ research and reportage. It’s a dangerous plan that faces numerous obstacles. But what he discovers turns out to be the biggest journalism scandal in Germany.
A temporary house for abandoned children near the front line in eastern Ukraine is run by a small group of social workers determined to provide comfort and safety. It may be humble and somewhat run-down, but this house is filled with love and offers up to nine months of refuge to kids whose fate will be determined by the system. During this short time, the caretakers try to nurture within them a sense of stability and normalcy.
Dance teacher and mother Nadja left her son Mario with her own mother when he was little. Now she has reappeared on his doorstep, seeking a closeness that knows fewer and fewer boundaries. An uncompromising film about family relationships.
Sandra lives in a small apartment in Paris with her eight-year-old daughter. She regularly visits her father, Georg, who suffers from a neurodegenerative disease that undermines his capacities day by day. While she embarks with her family on an obstacle course through nursing homes to install Georg in a safe place, Sandra unexpectedly runs into Clément. Although he is not free, a passionate relationship begins.
Eric is faced with his biggest journalistic challenge: A book about a clan. Moritz, his informant in the inner circle, hopes to escape the organization with the revenues of the book. However, as Eric is reckoned to be a prison mate of Moritz, everything spins out of control.
Brittany, France, 1980s. A group of friends, fed up with the boring country life and eager for excitement, create a radio station.
Island of Tahiti. French government official De Roller is a calculating man with impeccable manners, capable of dealing with both high society and the locals he frequents in shady joints.
Set in a rough neighborhood of Istanbul, where hip-hop subculture has become the voice of the youth, When I’m Done Dying follows Fehmi, a 19-year-old aspiring rapper. Fehmi is addicted to bonzai, a cheap and deadly drug that jeopardizes his dreams of making a rap album. When Fehmi crosses paths with Devin, an affluent DJ, they fall hard for each other and find the inspiration they were lacking. But the flaming love of this unlikely duo soon becomes toxic. Fehmi’s rap dreams drift further away but he takes refuge in his passion for music and keeps chasing.
Overwhelmed when a figure from her past reemerges, Joan Verra retreats to the countryside with her son Nathan. There she experiences fragmented recollections of her past romantic encounters.
Explore the tragic truth about the massacre at the 1972 Olympic Games in Germany. Through interviews with key people such as the families of slain Olympians, German investigators and an anonymous perpetrator.
Winnetou’s tribe is in dire straits. There is a threat of famine as the all-important buffalo herds are now failing. As the headman’s son, young Winnetou wants to prove to his father Intschu-chuna how brave he is and how great a warrior he can be, because he thinks his son still has a lot to learn. To save his tribe, he goes on a dangerous adventure.
In the German comedy Jagdsaison, a wellness weekend for three friends is in danger of derailing: Marlene is in a serious midlife crisis and is looking for a sex date. She accompanies the divorced Eva and her ex-husband’s new wife to protect them from stupid things. Unfortunately, the three seem to attract chaos almost magically.
It is 1974, and in the Cold War paranoia of East and West Germany, it can be dangerous to know too much. But time is running out for Sophie Zimmermann. She is being hunted and the only way to survive is to find out the identity of The Man On The Other Side! In the style of classic 70s spy thrillers like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Ipcress File and Day Of The Jackal, The Man On The Other Side transports you back to a world of double crosses, of dark deeds in grey Eastern European cities and of danger lurking behind every kiss.
A cinematic odyssey featuring never-before-seen footage exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey.
Frank, a man without a criminal record, attacks a money transporter and then turns himself in to the police. His behavior is a mystery. In prison he meets the unscrupulous and suspicious Arab Fuad, who is protected by his clan. To get closer to Fuad, Frank intervenes in the drug business within the walls and gets caught between the two rival groups of German and Arab inmates. It is only the prison guard Susanna with whom Frank will be able to build a relationship of trust, not knowing that she is part of Fuad’s business and has a sexual relationship with him. However, they come emotionally close. What only Frank knows is that his wife and his daughter died in a car accident. Fuad was the hit-and-run driver that remained unpunished. Frank seeks revenge.
Bavaria’s most relaxed village policeman has to face an organized crime syndicate coming after his grandmother’s cakes.
A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called “Spider Killer”, who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.
Faced with a documentary film that included an interview with a young girl forced into prostitution, Michael Kranz asked himself the apparently banal question of “what can be done?” He travelled to Bangladesh and began to search for the girl. A film that is both self-critical and critical of society about the desire to at least do something and not to simply and passively give in to the injustices in this world.
Adem and Novak, two very different young men, escape from a desolate planet in a small, old spaceship in search of a new home in space.
Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and streetwise tomcat Maurice leads a band of educated rodent friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots and lots of money. Until they run across someones playing a different tune. Now Maurice and his rats must learn a new concept: evil…
An alien ship encounters a strange flying object: the Voyager spacecraft. Professor Dr. Georg Friedele wants to teach the aliens about evolution on earth but the more the aliens listen the angrier they turn towards the humans.
A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman; she starts trying to maintain her public image.
Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
What is money? What are debts? What are the consequences of both? And how can images be found for them? In Oeconomia, Carmen Losmann undertakes a journey in the strategic heartlands of neoliberal policy.
After falling in love with the Nathalie and sleeping with his first target, Corinna, Ludger ends up living two lives – one as an underground poet and one as a Stasi agent – both of which eventually come back to haunt him 30 years …
Models Carl and Yaya are invited for a luxury cruise with a rogues’ gallery of super-rich passengers. At first, all appears Instagrammable, but the cruise ends catastrophically and the group find themselves marooned on a desert island.
Mia discovers her magic stone is part of an ancient prophecy and embarks on a thrilling journey to the farthest islands of Centopia to face a great evil, and shape her own destiny.
10 number one hits. More than 2 billion streams. Yet rap superstar Apache 207 is a mystery. Now he breaks his silence and grants access to camera crews. This compelling documentary shows his life, from plattenbau to luxury mansions, from loneliness to sold-out stadiums – accompanied by his family, best friends and rap icons Loredana, BAUSA and XATAR.
Decades after her untimely death, Princess Diana continues to evoke mystery, glamour, and the quintessential modern fairy tale gone wrong. As a symbol of both the widening fissures weakening the British monarchy and the destructive machinery of the press, the Princess of Wales navigated an unparalleled rise to fame and the corrosive challenges that came alongside it. Crafted entirely from immersive archival footage and free from the distraction of retrospective voices, this hypnotic and audaciously revealing documentary takes a distinctive formal approach, allowing the story of the People’s Princess to unfold before us like never before.
To regain her sense of smell and get back her lover, a detective joins forces with a perfume maker who uses deadly methods to create the perfect scent.
A truck driver has been forced to smuggle illicit cargo to save her brother from a deadly prison gang. With FBI operatives hot on her trail, Sally’s conscience is challenged when the final package turns out to be a teenage girl.
Despite having just 40,000 residents and limited financial resources, the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns have been able to compete at the highest level of football in all of Europe. But as more money floods into the sport, coaches and fans must face the question: has this team become a relic of the past or can their remarkable culture propel them beyond the constraints of reality?
Two bachelorette) parties meet under the Ibizan sun. This could simply be a fun getaway for the single girls–if the future groom wouldn’t be Jasmin’s ex-boyfriend and her own wedding not just a fake one.
When a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.
On a winter’s day, Nena gathers her family to celebrate her birthday. Il paradiso del pavone is a small journey into the intimacy and authenticity of human beings: a film about an extended family in which everyone talks but no one really listens. Until an unexpected event forces the family members to look into each other’s eyes and reveal themselves for what they really are.
When her best friend Jojo falls in love and moves on from their wild dating adventures in Berlin, Paula does everything she can to sabotage her wedding.