• German Movies
    Many motion pictures reflect the struggles of Germany’s past including World War II, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Holocaust. Three German films that portray the past in different manners of style and theme are Die Bruecke, Goodbye, Lenin!, and Mein Führer. These films were lighthearted...
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    positives are deduced from Honecker’s state. I will also consider why, in recent times, East Germans have come to regard their former state with nostalgia, or as the Germans would put it, ostalgie, an act which Goodbye Lenin! (2003) explores. Not a doom laden, emphatically political treatise on the...
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  • Goodbye Lenin-The nostalgia for the red state
     Goodbye Lenin-The nostalgia for the red state The German unification was formally completed on the third of October in 1990. Once a nation separated by different ideologies is now finally reunited by the wind of change. Many orthodox historians could agree on that the falling of these...
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  • History & Memory
    , and most likely to many others, the fall of the Berlin War was the fall of more than just physical barriers, and through Goodbye Lenin, Becker establishes this truth and validates the personal dimension of memory as that which contributes to a universal understanding of an historical event. In...
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  • Old Times and New in "Goodbye, Lenin!"
    Old Times and New in Wolfgang Becker’s Goodbye, Lenin! There are many themes in Goodbye, Lenin! The most obvious is the contrast between the old times and the new and the question of nostalgia or embracing the past. Two scenes which show this theme includes the scene when the main character’s...
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  • East Germany in Wolfgang Becker Film «Goodbye Lenin!»
    East Germany in Wolfgang Becker film «Goodbye Lenin!»: Does the movie paint a positive or negative picture of life in communist East Germany? East Germany, its demise relayed through the mass media of recent history, has in popular consciousness been posited as negative, a corrupt bulwark of...
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    Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) is a dark comedy that has received wide international acclaim. It quickly surpassed Lola rennt at the box office and won notoriety for its director, Wolfgang Becker. Set during the era of German reunification (1989-90), the film follows the story of a young man who must...
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  • Role of Women After Communist Revolutions
    Lenin and Mao Zedong are known as powerful communist politicians and led many communist revolutions. Early on in the world, the roles of women have always been weak and they didn’t have authority. But during Communist revolutions, the role of women drastically changed in a positive way in both...
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  • German Comedy
    are also very funny. Cagney's makeover of the committed young Communist is brilliant. The whole film has a very fast tempo but doesn't become too much to handle. A great scene to show the tempo of the piece is the interview scene with Piffle. It like Goodbye Lenin has reference to Coca-Cola which is...
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  • Analysis of Langston Hughes Goodbye Christ
    duplicitous and oppressive nature. In arguably he’s most controversial poem, Goodbye Christ; Langston Hughes takes on the role of a disillusioned Christian and repudiates the doctrines set forth in America, which was supposedly a Christian country. After his visit to the Soviet Union in 1932, Langston...
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  • Kant the Sublime
    Goodbye Lenin, a German film directed by Wolfgang Becker, Lenin tries to hide the unification of Germany during the 1990’s from his mother who was in a coma throughout those months and has to stay in bed. He successfully conned her into thinking nothing had changed by using tricks like old product...
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  • History and Memory
    colour of a car’ and therefore as memory can be unreliable it is in this retrospective process history can be construed inaccurately. Through their representation of history and memory, Nolan in his film Memento, Yosuke Yamahata in his website Remembering Nagasaki, and Becker in his film Goodbye Lenin...
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  • Shrew
    list of the most common jobs that women had and what effect it had on the society as a whole. The changes in women's rights during the communist revolutions were due to both political and social changes and events. Political leaders such as Lenin believed that "It is essential that women workers...
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  • Post World War Ii Germany
    (Goodbye Lenin). Directed by, Wolfgang Becker Produced by, Stefan Arndt Written by, Wolfgang Becker, Bernd Lichtenberg Distributed by, Sony Pictures Classics (US) Release Date, 9 Feb 2003 Language, German...
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  • Miguel Angel Asturias
    (born October 19, 1899, Guatemala City, Guatemala—died June 9, 1974, Madrid, Spain) Guatemalan poet, novelist, and diplomat, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1967 (&see; Nobel Lecture: “The Latin American Novel: Testimony of an Epoch”) and the Soviet Union's Lenin Peace Prize in 1966...
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  • Russian Diplomacy
    the way for Lenin to be in Control and take Russia out of the war. In the Game Diplomacy, Russia had the strategy of the normal beginner. Don't Lose! For about the first few moves we remained in safe places without causing confrontations. When we felt that we had an upper hand over most of the...
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  • The Soviet Regime’s Effect on the Musical Career of Mstislav Rostropovich
    musician Mstislav Rostropovich. At first, Rostropovich was a loyal Soviet citizen and was even awarded the Lenin Prize in Music in 1964. As Rostropovich moved along in his career, his discontent for the Soviet Regime grew with the growing persecution of many of his friends and idols. He spoke out...
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  • Essay
    animals have time to begin organizing a large harvest before Mr. Jones and some men return. The different animals begin to take on clearer roles, and we learn that Napoleon is a double for Stalin and Snowball (who could be seen as Lenin in the earliest chapters) will be a stand-in for Leon Trotsky...
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  • Miss
    Goethe, Mozart, Bach and Beethoven, and of Thomas Mann and Günter Grass - but also of Michael Schumacher and of the film "Goodbye Lenin", which in the last few months has been the most successful non-English language film. Each year there are 60,000 new publications in the German book market - that's...
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  • Teehee~
    HO CHI MINH 1890-1969 Goodbye Uncle Ho By, Tashwin Hensen Yesterday on the 2nd of September 1969, our highly revered leader and inspiration, Uncle Ho had passed away. In remembrance of his achievements, we have...
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