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Learn German with the films of director Wolfgang Becker.

Learn German with Films of Wolfgang Becker

As a director and a writer, Wolfgang Becker does not have dozens of titles to his name. His filmography is surprisingly brief. But since the German filmmaker usually co-writes his scripts, it shows just how involved he is in his projects. For us German language learners, a smaller filmography means we can really get to …

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Learn German with the Films of director Uli Edel!

Learn German with Films of Uli Edel

German director Uli Edel has had success on both sides of the Atlantic in multiple languages. Likewise, his expertise is wide-ranging as well. His English language projects have included films like Last Exit to Brooklyn with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Body of Evidence with Madonna. He is also behind television miniseries like The Mists of …

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Learn German with the films of director Volker Schlöndorff!

Learn German with Films: Volker Schlöndorff

Filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff is a legend as part of Germany’s New German Cinema. The movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s saw incredible German filmmakers like Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Werner Herzog, and Wim Wenders burst onto the scene. Collectively, the group has pushed boundaries and changed the way films were made and viewed in …

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Learn German with the films of director Christian Petzold!

Learn German with Films of Christian Petzold

Some filmmakers are notable for working with the same cast and crew on multiple projects. Maybe someone is a muse. Maybe it is the safety and comfort of a well-oiled working relationship. Or maybe it is something else. Director and writer Christian Petzold is one of those filmmakers. Nina Hoss, Benno Fürmann, Ronald Zehrfeld, Paula …

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Learn German with the films of Heiner Lauterbach!

Learn German with Films of Heiner Lauterbach

Heiner Lauterbach is a veteran. He has more than forty years in the film industry so it wouldn’t be surprising if he’s already crossed your path. The actor has an impressive array of television and films on his resume, not to mention theater. And his resume is growing regularly. From comedy to drama, Heiner Lauterbach …

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Learn German with the films of Karoline Herfurth!

Learn German with Films of Karoline Herfurth

Since her big film debut in the 2000 film Crazy (which also starred prior German-language film recommendation Robert Stadlober in the lead role), Berlin actress Karoline Herfurth has been awful busy. In addition to several theater productions and made for television movies, she has got quite a list of film credits to her name. Not …

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Learn German with the Films of Nora Tschirner!

Learn German with Films of Nora Tschirner

Nora Tschirner has experience in many different areas. After getting her start in the early 2000s as a moderator and VJ for German MTV, she transitioned to acting. In the subsequent years, Tschirner has taken on additional roles as director, producer, writer, and musician. She has graced both the silver screen and the small screen, …

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Learn German with the films of actor Tom Schilling!

Learn German with Films of Tom Schilling

With roles in The Baader Meinhof Complex, Elementarteilchen, and Das Adlon. Eine Familiensaga, a made for television mini-series about the famous hotel in Berlin and its founding family, you may already be familiar with German actor Tom Schilling. Schilling has a remarkable number of titles to his name and his star continues to rise rapidly. …

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