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THE SILENT REVOLUTION

DAS SCHWEIGENDE KLASSENZIMMER

THE SILENT REVOLUTION

SESSİZ DEVRİM


Director: Lars Kraume

Country: German

Year of release: 2018

Language – Screen time DCP / Renkli Color / 111′ German Russian with Turkish and English subtitles

Cast: Jonas Dassler, Michael del Coco, Sina Ebell

Atlas Sineması
10.11.2018 11:30

Kadıköy Sineması
11.11.2018 16:00

The year is 1956. During a visit to the cinema in West Berlin, high school pupils Theo and Kurt see dramatic pictures of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest on the newsreel. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously decide to hold a minute’s silent in solidarity with the victims of the uprising during a lesson. But gesture causes much bigger ripples than expected: while their headmaster initially tries to put the whole thing down to the whim of youth the school children become objects of the political machinations of the fledgling East Germany. The People’s demands that the ringleader be named within a week. But the schoolchildren stick together, thus facing with a decision that will change their lives forever…

* Munich Film Festival
* Won, German Cinema Award for Peace
* Best National Director