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Let's Watch a German Movie: Gundermann

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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 10 Mar 18:00 - 20:30

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Let's watch a German movie!

"Gundermann" is shown as part of the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, the largest festival of contemporary Germany cinema in The Americas. The festival is presented by the Goethe-Institut San Francisco and will take place March 8th-14th, Protected content .

"Gundermann" is the winner of the Protected content Film Prize for Best Leading Actor.

About the movie: Andreas Dresen returned to Germany's recent past with his portrait of the contradictory life of the digger driver Gerhard Gundermann who made a name for himself as a singer-songwriter in former East Germany, tragically dying at only 43 in Protected content . As the hero/anti-hero Gundermann, Alexander Scheer whose previous credits include Sun Alley and The Young Karl Marx wants to be a good worker, great husband, caring father, artist, clown, and politician in fact, he is everything at the same time. And the type of person who can't help rubbing others the wrong way not something that's only restricted to his home of East Germany.... Protected content

Director: Andreas Dresen
Starring: Alexander Scheer, Anna Unterberger, Axel Prahl, Thorsten Merten, Bjarne Mädel, Milan Peschel, Kathrin Angerer

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