About

An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.

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Directed by

Wolfgang Becker

Written by

Wolfgang Becker (Screenplay)
Bernd Lichtenberg (Screenplay)

Runtime

121 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Tagline

The German Democratic Republic lives on -- in 79 square meters!

Cast

Keywords

wife husband relationship loss of loved one berlin wall coma single socialism german democratic republic bureaucracy police state news broadcast

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