German Movies

Look Who’s Back (German Blockbuster)

Photo credit: Based on author Timur Vermes’s bestselling novel Er ist wieder da, translated by Jamie Bulloch, Look Who’s Back is a mockumentary based on German dictator Adolf Hitler. With a catchy and comic storyline, this film has been a great box office success in Germany. The plot of the film imagines Hitler returning to […]

The Robber (German: Der Rauber)

This 2010/11-released German drama Der Rauber (The Robber) directed by Benjamin Heisenberg tells the story of a bank robber, who happens to be a successful marathon runner. The main character Johann Rettenberger is based on the Austrian serial bank robber and long distance runner Johann Kastenberger.  With no background information on the protagonist, The Robber starts […]