Kirsten Block

Mute

Mute

Mute
IMDb: 5.5
126 min

A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

Der Nanny

Der Nanny

Der Nanny
IMDb: 5.6
N/A

Young industrialist Clemens Klina doesn\'t have time for his children and accidentally hires a man who actually came to him, seeking revenge, as a nanny for them.

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Phoenix

Phoenix

Phoenix
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

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The Book Thief

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

Genre: Best 2013
Barbara

Barbara

Barbara
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to wait patiently. Until Andre, her supervisor in the hospital, takes her off course. Are his motives of love or duty to the authorities? The day-to-day pretense, and content supervision slowly take their toll as the tension builds.

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The Reader

The Reader

The Reader
IMDb: 7.6
115 min

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

Genre: Best 2008