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The Silent Revolution

The Silent Revolution

East Berlin, 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 East Germany, they share the tragic untold news with their class and spontaneously hold 2 minutes of silence in solidarity with the young Hungarian victims during a lesson. But the gesture causes much bigger ripples than expected: the schoolchildren become objects of the political machinations of the fledgling East Germany. The People’s Education Minister condemns the action as a clearly counterrevolutionary act and demands that the ringleader be named within a week. But the schoolchildren stick together, thus facing with a decision that will change their lives for ever…

Language
  • German
Runtime
111
Production Year
2017
Film Type
Feature
Production Countries
  • Germany
Casts
Leonard Scheicher, Tom Gramenz, Lena Klenke, Jonas Dassler, Isaiah Michalski, Ronald Zehrfeld, Carina Wiese
Production Company
Susanne Freyer, Akzente Film & Fernsehproduktion, ZDF, Zero One Film, STUDIOCANAL Film
Festivals / Awards
  • 2018: Berlin film festival

Crew List

Director
Lars Kraume
Screenwriter
Lars Kraume
DOP / Camera
Jens Harant
Editor
Barbara Gies
Music
Christoph M. Kaiser
Music
Julian Maas
Sound
Stefan Soltau
Producer
Miriam Düssel
Producer
Akzente Film
Producer
Fernsehproduktion

Director/s

Lars Kraume
Lars Kraume
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