An entire classroom of twelfth graders in the Communist-controlled German Democratic Republic is traumatized when they discover what is really happening during the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. This forbidden information brings them into conflict with the school and government authorities, and only by sticking together can they save one or all members of the class from persecution. Family ties are also called into question.
German Film Festival 2018: 4 nominations, including Best Movie
Official Selection for Berlinale 2018
“The brilliantly nuanced analysis provided by the director of The People vs. Fritz Bauer is about the mechanisms of membership and collective use employed by totalitarian regimes that rely on a complete absence of dissension and perfect alignment (in uniformed rows).” BERLINALE
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