Good bye Lenin!

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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics, [2004].
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1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by Wolfgang Becker; Commentary by cast; 10 deleted scenes; "Lenin learns to fly (Lenin lernt fliegen)" visual effects featurette by Viviane Blumenschein and Wolfgang Becker, c2004 (21 min.); Mini making-of featurette (2 min.); Uncut "Aktuelle Kamera" broadcasts (8 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Martin Kukula ; production designer, Lothar Holler ; costumes, Aenne Plaumann ; editor, Peter R. Adam ; music, Yann Tiersen.
Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass, Maria Simon, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas, Alexander Beyer, Burghart Klaussner, Michael Gwisdek.
Alex's proud, socialist mother falls into a coma for eight months. When she wakes, her heart is weak, so Alex has to keep the secret that the Berlin Wall has fallen and capitalism has triumphed. What begins as a little white lie turns into a major scam.
System Details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
In German with optional English subtitles.
Deutscher Filmpreis, 2003: Audience Award, German film of the year ; Film award in gold: Outstanding feature film ; Outstanding individual achievement: actor (Brühl) ; Outstanding individual achievement: direction ; Outstanding individual achievement: supporting actor (Lukas) ; Outstanding individual achievement: editing ; Outstanding individual achievement: music ; Outstanding individual achievement: production design.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Becker, W., Lichtenberg, B., Arndt, S., Kukula, M., Holler, L., Plaumann, A., Adam, P. R., Tiersen, Y., Brühl, D., Sass, K., Simon, M., Khamatova, C., Lukas, F., Beyer, A., Klaussner, B., Gwisdek, M., & Blumenschein, V. (2004). Good bye Lenin! (Special ed.). Sony Pictures Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wolfgang Becker et al.. 2004. Good Bye Lenin!. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wolfgang Becker et al.. Good Bye Lenin! Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Classics, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Becker, Wolfgang, et al. Good Bye Lenin! Special ed., Sony Pictures Classics, 2004.

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