About the film
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Good Bye Lenin!
Release Date: February 09, 2003
|Slogan||:||«The German Democratic Republic lives on -- in 79 square meters!»|
|Production Companies||:||WDR, ARTE, X Filme Creative Pool|
|Producers||:||Stefan Arndt, Andreas Schreitmüller, Simone Bär, Katja De Bock, Manuela Stehr, Marcos Kantis, Michael Konstabel|
|Writers||:||Wolfgang Becker, Bernd Lichtenberg|
Alex Kerner's mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell. When she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happened (as she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.