About the film
Good Bye, Lenin! (2003)
Directed by Wolfgang Becker
Running time 1h 49 minutes approx.
Christiane Kerner, an ardent East German Socialist living in Berlin, has a heart
attack just before the fall of the Berlin Wall and falls into a coma. When she wakes
up eight months later, doctors think any shock could kill her, so her son, Alex,
decides she must not find out that East Germany is no more. As Berlin becomes quickly
westernised, Alex goes to great lengths to recreate a true pre-
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Contains 4 worksheets: one for GCSE classes, one for AS or A Level pupils and two film review sheets at different levels. Teachers’ Notes included.
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