Good Bye Lenin!

Good Bye Lenin!

Director: Wolfgang Becker Cast: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass, Chulpan Khamatova

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Product Details

Release Date: 08/10/2004
UPC: 0043396046405
Original Release: 2002
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:01:00

Special Features

Director's commentary; Cast commentary; Deleted scenes with optional director's commentary; "Lenin Learns to Fly" visual effects featurette; "Mini-Making Of" featurette; Uncut "Aktuelle Kamera" broadcasts

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel Brühl Alex
Katrin Sass Christiane Kerner
Chulpan Khamatova Lara
Maria Simon Ariane
Florian Lukas Denis
Alexander Beyer Rainer
Burghart Klaußner Robert Kerner
Michael Gwisdek Principal Dr. Klapprath
Jurgen Holtz Ganske
Jelena Kratz Ariane at age 13
Christine Schorn Frau Schafer
Stefan Walz Sigmund Jahn

Technical Credits
Wolfgang Becker Director,Screenwriter
Peter R. Adam Editor
Stefan Arndt Producer
Simone Baer Casting
Daniele Drobny Production Designer
Sarah Gross Asst. Director
Lothar Holler Set Decoration/Design
Martin Kukula Cinematographer
Bernd Lichtenberg Screenwriter
Aenne Plaumann Costumes/Costume Designer
Wolfgang Schukrafft Sound/Sound Designer
Yann Tiersen Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start [4:35]
2. Space Bound [3:26]
3. 40 Years [3:25]
4. The Protest [4:11]
5. Coma [2:26]
6. The New World [4:58]
7. Nurse Lara [6:00]
8. Awake [5:44]
9. Back Home [5:37]
10. Turning Back Time [7:25]
11. The Apartment [4:31]
12. Old News [4:29]
13. The Birthday Party [7:33]
14. The Money [2:48]
15. Deadline [3:21]
16. Drive Thru [6:06]
17. A Whole New World [3:39]
18. Good Bye, Lenin! [3:40]
19. The Truth [4:47]
20. Road Trip [5:26]
21. Letters [2:39]
22. Refugee [1:42]
23. Taxi Ride [4:24]
24. Brother & Sister [1:58]
25. Visitation [2:59]
26. Sigmund Jahn [1:40]
27. GDR [5:04]
28. Takeoff [6:16]

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Good Bye Lenin! 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is possibly one of the best German movies ever made it won 6 prestigious European awards and 9 German movie awards it is worth it buying this movie although the beginning was to boring but it explains what happens latter on in the movie
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of those rare German films that is (1) really, really funny, even for non-Germans, and (2) so well subtitled that the humor completely carries over. The first time I saw this film was in a conventional theater with about 300 other people, and I know from the laughs that at best only six of us spoke German. That is not to say that the others weren't laughing; quite to the contrary, the house was roaring. For anyone not personally familiar with East Germany, life behind the Iron Curtain or any other cultural issues related to these topics, this film is handled so well in its conception and execution that a novice can learn an awful lot in two hours. The laughs come genuinely; the relationships are tangibly real and the plot, though necessarily somewhat contrived, plays perfectly off of them. For students of German, the language may be difficult in spots but the elocution is excellent and the subtitles will carry anyone over any difficulties. This film is thoroughly enjoyable on all levels.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is one of the best movies I have seen...it is genuinely well made and one doesn't even feel like they are reading subtitles...it is sweet, funny, and a movie that makes you glad movies exist.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this movie, but I felt they could have gone a whole lot further with the idea. The taxi-driver/astronaut was an example of what they could have done to make a truly hilarious film without becoming farcical. The movie is worth a look, but it's nothing great.