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The German lesson / Wild Bunch ; a Network Movie production ; a Senator Film Köln production ;in co-production with ZDF ; supported by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Filmförderungsanstalt, Deutscher Filmforderfonds, Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung fur Kultur und Medien ; producers, Jutta Lieck-Klenke, Dietrich Kluge, Ulf Israel ; written by Heide Schwochow ; Regie, Christian Schwochow.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD FOREIGN GERMA (Text) DVD 31208913877090 new dvd Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Orland Park, IL] : MPI Media Group, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Based on the novel by Siegfried Lenz.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.
Special features: Trailer ; [container says there is a making-of featurette included, but there is not].
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Frank Lamm ; music, Lorenz Dangel ; editor, Jens Klüber ; production designer, Tim Pannen ; costume designer, Frauke Firl.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ulrich Noethen, Tobias Moretti, Levi Eisenblatter, Louis Hoffman, Johanna Wokalek, Sonja Richter, Maria Dragus, Tom Gronau.
Summary, etc.:
Siggi Jepsen, a young man in juvenile detention, must write an essay on "The Joys Of Duty" as part of his punishment. The topic overwhelms Siggi so much, he suffers at first from writer's block. Once put in solitary confinement, he finds the clarity to recount his childhood during the war in a small north-German village. His memories focus on his relationship with his father, a police officer of the village and a family friend and expressionist painter.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In German or dubbed English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Drama
Artists > Drama
Prisons > Drama
Jewish ethics > Drama.
Germany > Drama.
Genre: Feature films
Fiction films
Motion pictures, German.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired

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