Sissi – a Princess – is a nurse in a mental hospital. Bodo – a warrior – is a former soldier, moonlighting everywhere. The coincidence brought them together, he stole something from the supermarket, and running away from security guards, hangin’ on the passing truck. The driver was distracted and knocked Sissi. She was lying under the truck and was choking, unable to move. He came out of the crowd of onlookers, to beat the life back into her lungs and disappeared just as suddenly. Sissy realized that they didn’t just meet accidentally, and now she is looking for her savior, to understand what is the role of this man in her life. They are a really weird couple, bound together by impossibility of the existence without each other.
The film is dedicated to the younger days of the future great poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Young Goethe, who hasn’t yet proved himself, studies in law school, but neglects his studying what makes his father angry. The angry parent sends his son to the sleepy town to work in an insignificant position at the courthouse. But in a new place Goethe falls deliriously in love with young Charlotte Buff and begins to dream of happiness with her, which seems so possible. However, as it turns out, the main character has a competitor. Great camera work in combination with harmonious music and stunning plot create a true masterpiece of cinematography.
Young Goethe in Love wants only to engage an audience with a capital-R Romantic ideal of Goethe’s first love. It does so very well. And it was well worth the effort. Also, the first kiss between Fehling and Stein is exceptionally warm — the stuff that novels, or poems, are made on.
The film is set in a small Alpine town during Christmas holidays. Rebecca, who works as a translator, lives in the house of her friend Laura, who works as a nurse and acts in amateur performances. Rebecca’s boyfriend Marco, who works as an instructor at the ski resort, is coming to visit her. Marco leaves the door of his car unlocked with the keys in the ignition. Projectionist René, who passes by, gets into the car and gets on the highway. Farmer Theo, carrying his horse to the vet, gets on the same highway. The fate of many characters begin to intertwined dramatically.
Joe is a 15-year-old girl who has run away from her dysfunctional mother. Engel is not a name, it is the last name of handsome blond guy, who is also an orphan and punk, who also conducts a worthless way of life. After meeting, those two fall in love with each other. They are together all the time, they make great plans for the future. Neither treason nor lie, nor prison, nor even hard drugs can separate them… They experience enormous difficulties of teenage street life, but their young, but strong feeling helps to build heir own family after all. This film is about love, mistakes and life. Ordinary young people, still almost children, live like an adult, but make a lot of crazy things on their way.
The movie takes place in Berlin in 1927. The students Paul Krantz, a young poet from a poor family, and Guenther Scheller, a bored adventurer from a wealthy family, spend a country-house weekend. Here Paul falls in love with 16-year-old Gunther’s sister Hilde, but she prefers Hans, who is also in love with her brother. Ellie, a modest Hilda’s friend, is in love with Paul. Young people are having a party, where feelings of the main characters are awakened under the influence of prohibited absinthe and talking about poetry. Next day, four (Paul, Guenther, Hilde and Hans; Ellie went home earlier with having spent the night with Paul) return to Berlin, where the denouement takes place: having understood that Hans is more interested in Hilde (and Hilde is interested in Hans) Guenther and Paul wrote a suicide note. After that, Paul changes his mind and leaves the game. Then the drama ends with gunshots. Paul was arrested and charged with murder on the basis what is written in his note, “At this moment, Hans and Hilde die. And soon Gunther and I, laughing, will leave this world! “
Michael (or ‘Micha’) is a 17-year-old boy, who lives with his friends near the Berlin Wall, that separates the, city on the eastern side of the Sun Alley. The same street that starts in West and ends in East Berlin. There are “Stasi” agents and political slogans in the east,and bananas, dirty magazines, “Rolling Stones” CDs and nylon tights in the west. But Micha and his friends are not interested in fundamental differences between the “proletarian” East and “bourgeois” West. They just care about rock music, drinking and girls. Especially Miriam – incomparable girl who can stop a traffic making her grand entrance. Micha is willing to do anything for her. Love to unattainable Miriam, a dramatic change in the fate of his best friend Mario and civil disturbances on the street make Micha to think about his future…
Carola is a German woman living in Switzerland, she is on vacation with her boyfriend in Kenya. Here Carola meets Maasai warrior Lemalian dressed in traditional costume and immediately falls in love with him. Woman refuses to leave the country and she goes to the home village of African. Lemalian love her back they’re getting married soon. Carola permanently moved to Kenya, where she starts her businesses. At the same time she tries to fight with customs of the local population, which seem to be wild. For example, female circumcision and accusations of witchcraft. After a few years of their marriage Carola gives birth to a daughter. Lemalian begins to be more and more jealous of his wife, he is growing more suspicious the baby is not his. Tired of this, Carola decides to leave the country with her daughter.
Bruno and Michael are half-brothers. Bruno is a school teacher, Michael is a molecular biologist. They both have chronic dissociation syndrome, because they had very difficult childhood due to their mother, who was hippie and was only interested in sexual pleasure, what was reflected on the lives of her sons… In addition, Bruno and Michael – each in his own way – overcome their sexual limitations. One is a sexual deviant, and the other is a sexy virgin. Maybe that’s why Michael seeks to make a world free from the sex-related problems: he wants to bring a new breed of people, who wouldn’t be oppressed with this topic. Confirmation of the relevance of his scientific research is precisely his preventive brother Bruno…
Tobi and Achim were close friends for many years. They, the leaders of the rowing team, have been winning in sports competitions many times, and now they are practicing in the rural camp. Seeing that relations between Achim and Sandra, who is training in girls’ team, become more serious, Tobi begins to understand that feelings he has for Achim, are much deeper than he thought. He feels embarrassed and lost, being rejected by his friend and team. Sandra’s friend Anke begins to take an interest to Tobi, what makes him even more anxious. When it turns out that the group of so expected Berlin girls’ was replaced by the another team, Tobi and his teammates are suddenly faced with their prejudices, fears, and, perhaps, the hidden longing. Tension is growing, Tobi, Achim and other are moving towards an ever more severe confrontation, as violent and liberating as the summer storm, which is about to begin at the lake. Toby realizes that he has to admit, what he was afraid to say earlier.
Lena, a young criminal, is a troubled teenager,who doesn’t deal with her family and peers. One day, sneaking to the private party, she meets rich and gorgeous Louise – a vampire, who is the superior of a crew, which also includes reckless Nora and languorous Charlotte. Louise decides to get this shy girl into her gang. Now Lena is destined to know the gloss and damnation of everlasting life. Every night her new friends become more insatiable, and the number of the victims of vampires impetuously grows. But when the old acquaintance of Lena — young police officer Tom Serner undertakes investigation of their crimes, it’s time for the girls to pay the price…