Günter and Gudrun Piesold are very busy with their careers as a TV comedian and an actress, so Grandma takes care of household chores and childcare. But when Grandma remarries, the Piesolds are faced with chaos at home and a burning question: Who will take care of the household?
Carpenter Tillmann Rutenschneider has been on the road for years, but in 1932, he finally arrives back in his home village with a foreign wife. The couple build a home together and start a family, but it isn't long before they fall victim to the new Race Laws.
A technical glitch sends rocket pilot Os (Rolf Ludwig) from the year 2222 back to 1960 – naked and without any money. A 24-hour stay in East Germany brings a number of adventures for him, as well as for the people he meets.
Spring 1988: the brick-making industry has determined the rhythms of life in the small Brandenburg town of Zehdenick for exactly 100 years. Long-time brickmakers and young employees speak openly and critically about their working and living conditions.
Part 2 of Volker Koepp's March Brandenburg trilogy captures the conversations that took place in the small town of Zehdenick in the weeks leading up to the first free elections in spring 1990.
The final installment of Volker Koepp's March Brandenburg trilogy moves away from the town of Zehdenick in order to focus on rural areas north of Berlin. Made in the period between the currency union in the GDR and the official reunification in October 1990, the film shows how the lives
This documentary was made during Walter Ulbricht's state visit to Egypt. Images of village life, students in schools and factories, and laborers at the Assuan Dam present the country's four-thousand-year history and the modern metropolis of Cairo.
The film spans a ten-year period starting in 1933. Celebrated German film and theater actor Hans Wieland marries the Jewish actress Elisabeth Maurer. As Nazi anti-Semitic policies increasingly infringe on their lives, they struggle to survive.
Count Almaviva's valet Figaro wants to marry the maid Susanna, but their master insists on his right to the first night. Figaro encounters trouble because of an earlier promise of marriage he made to the housekeeper Marzelline.