Fifteen-year-old Klaus "Kurbel" Kambo already thinks of himself as an adult: he is big, strong, can hold a lot of rhubarb wine and has already kissed a girl.
Dr. Gisa Tonius, a physicist in her mid-thirties, is asked to take charge of a major interdisciplinary research project but worries that the new responsiblity will hamper her dream of having a child. Her friends and family offer conflicting advice.
This entertainment film features a colorfully mixed program of musical numbers, along with the most popular artists of GDR music, film and television. Before each performance, the artists involved are seen in an everyday situation in their life.
A few days after the end of World War II, the eleven-year-old orphan Julius is on the run from the destroyed city of Berlin. Julius and formerly imprisoned communist Kaiser (Hilmar Baumann) both stumble on a horse in a forest and report it to the Soviet commander in a nearby town.
In this classic German fairy tale by the brothers Grimm, poor Jacob must get the Devil's three golden hairs in order to save his own life and marry the beautiful princess.
This documentary is a portrait of the East German spy Horst Hesse, who inflitrated the American Military Intelligence Division in the 1950s. Horst Hesse was a hero in the GDR for saving his country. His story served as the basis for the spy film For Eyes Only.
This short film depicts Omega, one of Hungary's most successful rock bands, on tour in the GDR.
The footage includes brief interviews, concert preparations and performances for young audiences.
The Puhdys were one of East Germany's best-known and most popular beat music groups.
Czechoslovakian spy Pavel Minarik worked for 7 years at Radio Free Europe, an American news broadcasting organization with headquarters in Munich. Evidence from his time there is used to unmask the station's role in increasing Cold War tensions.
This is the second installment in the Disco Film series to feature the Puhdys, a popular East German rock band.