TITLE

Stasi drama 'Lives' tops Teuton Lolas

AUTHOR(S)
Meza, Ed
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/15/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 31, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the success of the film "The Lives of Others," by writer-director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck in winning most of the awards at the 56th German Film Awards. The film focuses on the dreaded Stasi secret police force of the former ex-East Germany. Hans-Christian Schmid's fact-based exorcist drama "Requiem" picked up five awards. The author cited winners of other major awards.
ACCESSION #
20902172

 

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